Application Process

Applying to the Master of Physician Assistant (MPA) program begins with a review of our Admission Requirements, which are detailed in the MPA Admissions Guidelines booklet (pdf). 

Individuals with broad educational backgrounds, prior health-care experience, and those who are under-represented in the health-care professions are encouraged to apply for admission.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINES

It is the applicant’s responsibility to follow up with CASPA and EVMS to make sure all requirements are met and documents received in a timely manner to comply with the published deadlines. 

Please note the following DEADLINES remian in effect for matriculation into the specific classes below:

PA Class Entering: 

January
2016

January
2017

January
2018

CASPA Application
Deadline 
March 1st
2015
March 1st
2016
March 1st
2017
EVMS Supplemental
Application Deadline*
March 1st
2015
March 1st
2016
 March 1st
2017
Graduation May 2018 May 2019  May 2020

*The EVMS Supplemental Application can only be finalized once you complete ALL prerequisite courses and have received an official grade for the courses to self-report.  

NOTE: It is best to apply to our program shortly after you have COMPLETED all eight (8) prerequisite courses and have the final grades listed on your transcript.

Early Application does not guarantee an interview or give the application any advantage. All applications will be considered as if they arrived at the same time. 

Healthcare experience for currently held positions will be assumed to continue through March 1st and will be extrapolated by our Application Review Committee.

 

ADMISSIONS PROCESS TIMELINE

2014-2015 Cycle

The following dates and timelines are in effect for the 2014-2015 Admissions Application Cycle.  Applicants from this application cycle will matriculate in January 2016 and become the Class of 2018!!
 

Calendar Icon w/ blank sheet & red header    CASPA Admissions Cycle Opens April 16th, 2014
Calendar Icon w/ blank sheet & red header CASPA Application Due March 1st, 2015
Calendar Icon w/ blank sheet & red header EVMS Supplemental
  Application* Due
March 1st, 2015
Calendar Icon w/ blank sheet & red header Appllications reviewed
  for completeness 
September 2014 – May 2015  
Calendar Icon w/ blank sheet & red header  Applications reviewed by
  Application Review Committee    
January – May 2015
Calendar Icon w/ blank sheet & red header  Interview Offers made to
  selected applicants 
June 2015
Calendar Icon w/ blank sheet & red header  On-campus Interviews July 2015
Calendar Icon w/ blank sheet & red header  Offers of Admission extended August 2015
Calendar Icon w/ blank sheet & red header  Acceptance of Admission Offer 10 calendar days after offer 
Calendar Icon w/ blank sheet & red header  Matriculation & Orientation 1st week of January 2016
*The EVMS Supplemental Application can only be finalized once you complete ALL prerequisite courses and have received an official grade for the courses to self-report.  
 

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