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    PA Studies Admissions

    Learn more about the PA Studies admissions process and requirements.

PA Studies Admissions

Admissions Cycle

The 2024-2025 admissions cycle opens in April and will run through September 1, 2024 at 9:00 p.m. PST (12:00 a.m. EST).  Applications received after this time will be considered late. Unlike other schools, we don’t participate in rolling admissions, so meeting annual applications deadlines is critical. 

If you wish to apply for the 40 seats available in this session, you should begin the process immediately, via CASPA (the Centralized Application Service for Physician Assistants). Or visit How to Apply to learn more ( Please note that we do not require GRE results but TOEFL scores might be required in certain circumstances. 

Fall 2024 Application Deadline: September 1, 2024 by 9:00 p.m. PST

Applicant Requirements and Considerations

PA Studies applicants must meet certain requirements. Learn more about how to become a competitive applicant.

Admissions Requirements 

PA Studies FAQs 

Additional Admissions Information

General Eligibility

To be considered for admission into MBKU’s School of PA Studies, you must hold a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university, or an equivalent institution (as determined by our Admissions office).  
Foreign applicants--those educated outside the U.S. must verify their degree and coursework through an established transcript evaluation service.  Your academic record must show credits and grades equivalent to those given by U.S. institutions of higher learning. Learn more about other foreign applicant requirements.

Non-Discrimination Statement

MBKU is committed to providing an environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and professionalism. In accordance with applicable federal and state laws, it is University policy to prevent the unlawful discrimination against students, applicants for admission, employees, applicants for employment and patients requesting treatment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The University also prohibits sexual harassment and harassment on any of the above bases (please refer to the Title IX page for more information).

Inquiries regarding the University’s equal opportunity policies should be directed to the Vice President for Student Affairs at for students and the Vice President for Human Resources at for employees.

For further information on notice of non-discrimination, please contact the Office for Civil Rights for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1.800.421.3481.

Disability Services & Policies 

MBKU welcomes students with disabilities to apply to our health professional programs. Please view our Disability Services Information for Prospective Students.

Mandatory Professional Licensure Disclosure

In compliance with Federal Regulations, 34 CFR §668.43 (2019 Rule), and State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (SARA) Manual version 19.2, the School of Physician Assistant Studies at Marshall B. Ketchum University provides the following disclosure related to the educational requirements for professional licensure as a physician assistant. Please view our Mandatory Professional Licensure Disclosure.

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How to Apply 

Visit CASPA Application