Physician Assistant Program
All applicants for admission to the LSUHSC-New Orleans Master of Physician Assistant Studies Program must submit their applications through CASPA. Initial CASPA application must be completed and verified by CASPA and received by the LSUHSC-NO Master of Physician Assistant Studies Program by the dead line date. Please review the CASPA website carefully.
The 2017-2018 CASPA opening date for the LSUHSC-NO Master of Physician Assistant Studies Program class of 2020 is April 26, 2017.
The closing date for applications is August 1, 2017. The initial CASPA application must be completed and verified by CASPA and received by the LSUHSC-NO Master of Physician Assistant Studies Program by the dead line date.
Classes begin each Spring Semester.
Graduate Record Examination Test
All applicants seeking admission to the LSUHSC-NO PA Program must register for and take the Graduate Record Examination General Test. The web site for the GRE General Test is www.gre.org. When filling out the application, you will be asked for an Institutional Code. The institutional code for LSUHSC-NO CASPA is 0202.
The State of Louisiana requires students in health care related fields to have been immunized against certain diseases. The specific immunization requirements are based on Louisiana Department of State Health Services, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and Centers for Disease Control recommendations. Once at the LSUHSC-NO SAHP homepage select “Incoming Students” for information about the documents used to indicate immunization completion, and “Student Immunization Requirements” for a list of those immunizations required of all entering students.
NOTE: Effective Sept. 1, 2011, all students enrolling in LSUHSC-NO health-related training programs, to include the PA Program, are required to have undergone meningitis vaccination within the last 5 years and no later than 10 days before their date of enrollment in 2016.