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 2013.
Change of Admissions Requirements
The IU Physician Assistant Program has made the decision to consider applicants with one outstanding prerequisite course for admission interview to the Class of 2016. This course must be taken and completed with a grade of C or higher from a regionally accredited institution by Spring 2014 and the final grade must be received on or before May 12, 2013 in order to enroll in the program. The application deadline for admission has been extended to Monday, December 2, 2013 to enable students who have one outstanding prerequisite course to submit application for consideration. Please contact us at 317.274.7238 if you have any questions.
The application cycle for the Indiana University Physician Assistant program Class of 2016 will begin June 1 and close November 1, 2013. All application materials must be received or postmarked by November 1st. The program will participate in CASPA this year. 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 November 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.
The program will interview the top 120 ranked applicants. Interview requests will be made to these applicants by mid-November. Interviews will be held on the following days:
Thursday, November 21
Friday, November 22
Saturday, November 23
Thursday, December 5
Friday, December 6
Saturday, December 7