The University of Utah Physician Assistant Program (UPAP) is accredited by ARC-PA, the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc. UPAP is a full-time program that begins each summer semester (early May) and spans 27 months over seven continuous semesters. Part-time or interrupted attendance is not an option, and no online classes are offered. Requests for advance placement are not considered. Accepted candidates must complete all curricular components of the program. Graduates of the program receive an MPAS, Master of Physician Assistant Studies.
2024 application year (for 2025 matriculating class):
The CASPA application cycle will open in late April
CASPer test dates forthcoming
August 1st - deadline to submit CASPA application
September 1 - CASPA application verification (processing) deadline
Mid-October - Interview status notifications sent via e-mail
November Interview dates TBA.
Acceptance status and alternate rankings offered in late November.
Orientation and classes begin Monday, May 5, 2025