Since April 2001, the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) has offered the Central Application Service for Physician Assistants (CASPA). CASPA offers applicants a convenient, state-of the-art, Web-based application service that will allow you to apply to any number of participating PA educational programs by completing a single application. The on-line application was specifically designed for your ease and convenience. With far less paperwork, streamlined processing, and ongoing communication with applicants, CASPA offers you the ability to apply to multiple programs across the country.
As a respected healthcare provider, you will enjoy an exciting and fulfilling career as a PA. The physician assistant profession is one of the fastest growing healthcare careers nationwide.
CASPA is a service of the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA). PAEA is the only organization representing physician assistant educational programs nationwide. PAEA's mission is to pursue excellence, foster faculty development, advance the body of knowledge that defines quality education and patient-centered care, and promote diversity in all aspects of physician assistant education.
Prior to beginning your CASPA application, please carefully read all Frequently Asked Questions and Contact Information as this information has been updated.