Applying to the Master of Physician Assistant program begins with a review of our admission requirements. Individuals with broad educational backgrounds, prior healthcare experience and those who are underrepresented in the healthcare professions are encouraged to apply.

Application Deadlines

It is the applicant’s responsibility to follow up with CASPA and EVMS to make sure all requirements are met and all documents are received in a timely manner to comply with the published deadlines. Please note the following deadlines remain in effect for matriculation into the specific classes below:

CASPA Application, EVMS Supplemental Application, and CASPer Test Deadline

  • PA class entering January 2020: March 1, 2019

Graduation

  • PA class entering January 2019: May 2021
  • PA class entering January 2020: May 2022

*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.  

Application Timing

It is best to apply to our program shortly after you have completed all 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 accounted for by our Application Review Committee.

Admissions Process Timeline

2017-2018 Cycle

The following dates and timelines are in effect for the 2017-2018 admissions application cycle:

  • CASPA admissions cycle opens: April 2017
  • CASPA application due: March 1, 2018
  • EVMS supplemental application* due: March 1, 2018
  • Applications reviewed for completeness: September 2017 - May 2018
  • Applications reviewed by Application Review Committee: January - May 2018
  • Interview offers made to selected applicants: June 2018
  • On-campus interviews: July 2018
  • Offer of admission extended: August 2018
  • Acceptance of admission offer: 10 calendar days after offer
  • Matriculation and orientation: First week of January 2019

Successful applicants from this application cycle will matriculate in January 2019 and will be members of the Class of 2021.

2018-2019 Cycle

The following dates and timelines are in effect for the 2018-2019 admissions application cycle:

  • CASPA admissions cycle opens: April 2018
  • CASPA application due: March 1, 2019
  • EVMS supplemental application* due: March 1, 2019
  • CASPer test due: March 1, 2019
  • Applications reviewed for completeness: September 2018 - May 2019 
  • Applications reviewed by Application Review Committee: January - May 2019
  • Interview offers made to selected applicants: June 2019
  • On-campus interviews: July 2019
  • Offers of admission extended: August 2019
  • Acceptance of admission offer: 10 calendar days after offer 
  • Matriculation and orientation: First week of January 2020

Successful applicants from this application cycle will matriculate in January 2020 and will be members of the Class of 2022.

*The EVMS supplemental application can only be finalized once you satisfactorily complete all prerequisite courses and have received an official grade for the courses to self-report.