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Department of Physician Assistant Medicine 

Application to the Weber State University (WSU) Physician Assistant (PA) Program will be done through the Centralized Application Service for Physician Assistants (CASPA) system. The CASPA application cycle opens at the end of April each year.

The WSU PA program application cycle closes July 15th at 11:59 pm EST

Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply early. Once applications are verified by CASPA and complete, the Admissions Committee will begin reviewing applications.

Please see our admissions process and required technical standards for more information.


before starting your CASPA application, refer to our quick glance checklists below to know what will be required  

  • Important Dates

    Dates are dependent on successful ARC-PA Provisional Accreditation.

    • April 29th, 2022 CASPA opens
    • July 15th, 2022 WSU CASPA application closes; application DUE by 11:59 p.m. EST
    • August (TBD), 2022 Candidate interviews
    • October 2022 ARC-PA notification of program accreditation status; notification of Admissions Committee decisions
    • November 2022  Program Acceptance Form and seat deposit due to the PA program two weeks followng notification of acceptance 
    • January 4th, 2023 New-student orientation
    • January 9th, 2023 Classes begin (schedule TBA)

  • Application Checklist

    • Bachelor's degree (prior to enrollment)
    • Cumulative GPA >3.0
    • Science GPA >3.0
    • Successful completion of required coursework (prior to application)
    • Completion of recommended coursework (optional)
    • PA-CAT (required for students whose prerequisite coursework is more than 7 years old from application deadline)
    • Clinical healthcare experience (500 hours)
    • Evidence of leadership
    • Evidence of commitment to community
    • Three letters of reference
    • Personal statement

  • Requirements for Matriculation

    • Immunizations * (Hep A, Hep B, MMR, Varicella, Tdap, Meningococcal Disease, Influenza, and COVID-19)
    • Proof of health insurance
    • Physical examination
    • Background check revealing no prior convictions that would result in failure to participate in clinical rotations or obtain state licensure
    • Negative drug screen
    • Technical Standards Attestation Form
    • No history of dismissal from another PA, medical, or nursing program for academic or disciplinary reason

      *For more information regarding COVID-19 vaccine requirements, please visit the WSU Vaccine Site


Applicants will submit their application through CASPA, the Centralized Application Service for Physician Assistants. The CASPA application cycle is open for applicants in April. Applications must be submitted on or before July 1st at 11:59 p.m. EST. We strongly encourage applicants to apply as early as possible.

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