The 2020-2021 admissions cycle began on April 30, 2020 and will run through November 1, 2020 at 9:00 p.m. PST (12:00 a.m. EST). Applications received after this time will be considered late. Priority deadline is September 1, 2020. 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 2021 Application Deadline: November 1, 2020 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.
Additional Admissions Information
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.
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 (refer to the Prohibited Discrimination, Unlawful Harassment & Sexual Misconduct Policy).
Inquiries regarding the University’s equal opportunity policies should be directed to the Vice President for Student Affairs at firstname.lastname@example.org for students and the Vice President for Human Resources at email@example.com 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.