Admission Requirements

MPAS DAO Admissions Requirements

  • Accredited PA Program graduate with a bachelor's degree from an approved institution of higher learning
  • PA student GPA of at least 2.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Current or prior certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
  • Personal professional liability coverage
  • Current State PA license (military or federal employees are exempt)
  • Must be employed in a clinical or educational role (PA's employed full-time or part-time can qualify)  

If you choose the clinical track, you must identify a physician who agrees to be your preceptor for the duration of your clinical practice experience. If you choose the education track, you must identify a mentor for the supervised teaching practice courses. 

Applicants will be considered without regard to age, sex, race, color, national origin, religion, political beliefs, or disability.

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