Admission Requirements

MPAS DAO Admissions Requirements

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited PA Program and possess a bachelor's degree from an institution of higher learning accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation;
  • Present a PA student GPA of at least 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Present evidence of current or prior certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
  • Identify a physician who agrees to be your preceptor for the duration of your clinical practice experience.
  • Present evidence of personal professional liability coverage.
  • Provide evidence of current State PA license (except military or federal employees).
  • Must be employed in a clinical or educational role.  (PA's employed full-time or part-time can qualify.)   

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

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