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MPAS building, located at 2039 N Capitol Ave in downtown Indianapolis.
The MPAS building is located at 2039 N Capitol Ave in downtown Indianapolis.

Come for a visit!

If you would like to set up a time to learn more about our program one on one, we are happy to meet with you! Our Admission Chairperson meets regularly with prospective students. To set up an appointment, please call our front office at (317)278.9550 or email Lynn Gerrard at We look forward to telling you more about our program!

Master of Physician Assistant Studies

The Master of Physician Assistant Studies program is intended for individuals with prior experience (paid or volunteer) in a health related field and with a commitment to provide health care in underserved and rural communities. The program consists of seven (7) consecutive semesters over 27 months and includes 76.5 credit hours of didactic courses and 34.5 credit hours of clinical rotations for a total of 111 credits. The start term is May.

Important Forms

Basic Admission Information

Intent to Complete Degree Requirements Form

Patient Care Involvement Form

Prerequisite Course Completion Form


Application Cycle

The application cycle for the Indiana University Master of Physician Assistant Studies Program Class of 2017 will begin April 16th and close October 1st, 2014. All application materials must be received or postmarked by October 1st, 2014. The program participates in CASPA. An applicant's CASPA materials must be considered "Completed." This means all application materials submitted to CASPA have been received and documented by CASPA. This will require applicants to submit their materials to CASPA several weeks before the October 1 deadline. In addition to the CASPA application, an online IUPUI application must be received by the application deadline. Late application materials cannot be accepted.