Campbell PA program applicants must use the Central Application Service for Physician Assistants (CASPA) online at The application cycle opens in April and closes September 1. Your CASPA application must contain:

  • Official GRE scores (code 0406)
  • Three letters of recommendation
    • Preference is given to applicants with two of three letters from physicians, PAs or clinical supervisors, and others familiar with your clinical experience
    • One academic recommendation is acceptable
    • Personal recommendations are discouraged
  • A personal statement
  • Health care experience hours
  • Official transcripts 

Upon completion of the CASPA application, a supplemental application must be submitted along with a professional photo and $50 non-refundable application fee. The supplemental application opens in April and closes on September 1.

Interviews are offered as completed applications are verified and reviewed by faculty.  Applicants are strongly advised to apply as early as possible. The interview process begins late August and concludes when the class is seated. All applicants will be notified of admissions decisions no later than March.

Note: Campbell students and alumni who apply to the PA program, meet the minimum academic and healthcare experience requirements, and who apply by the priority deadline of June 1 will be offered an interview. 

Please note that a background check and substance abuse screening test are required for students who are accepted into the program (prior to matriculation).

International applicants who have completed a bachelor’s degree and all prerequisite courses at a regionally accredited institution in the United States are eligible to apply to the program. International applicants may be asked to submit Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores directly to admissions office if English is a second language.

The PA Program does not offer advanced standing or accept transfer of credit for the Master of Physician Assistant Practice degree. All relevant coursework required for graduation must be completed in the Campbell PA Program.