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.
2020 Application Year:
April 30th - Central Application Service for Physician Assistants (CASPA) opens.
July 30th - Last day to take the CASPer test.
August 1st - Last day to submit the CASPA application, 11:59 pm EST.
September 1st - CASPA application verification (processing) deadline.
Mid-October - Interview status notification sent via e-mail.
Thursday, November 12th in Salt Lake City
Saturday, November 14th in St. George
Thursday, November 19th in Salt Lake City
Friday, November 20th in Salt Lake City