Application Process Checklist
The Morehouse School of Medicine Physician Assistant Program Admissions Committee reviews applicants holistically taking into consideration academic history, leadership qualities, service to the community, and connectedness to the mission. The program awards preference to applicants who have a specific interest in meeting the primary healthcare needs of the underserved urban and rural populations, and/or are from disadvantaged medical backgrounds, and/or Georgia residents, and/or rural area, and/or veterans, and/or graduates from schools in the Atlanta University Center Consortium or MSM Graduate or Pipeline Programs. Those considered most competitive will be invited to an on-campus interview.
CASPA Application and Fees
Complete the electronic CASPA application form.
Official College Transcripts
Submit all official college transcripts to CASPA.
Official GRE, PA-CAT or MCAT Test Scores
GRE - Submit official test scores to CASPA using GRE code 2552.
PA-CAT - Ensure Morehouse School of Medicine PA Program is selected as the institution to receive your score report in your PA-CAT Score Portal. To select Morehouse School of Medicine PA Program as a score receiving school, log into your PA-CAT Score Portal at pa-cat.com.
MCAT - Contact AAMC and request that your MCAT scores be sent directly to CASPA. (You will also need to self-report scores in the Standardized Test section of the CASPA Application. Scores sent directly to MSM or entered in CASPA by applicant will not be reviewed.)
Letters of Reference
Submit three letters of reference to CASPA. Recommended from PA or physician, academic professor, and former employer.
Complete a minimum 500 hours of direct patient care experiences (e.g., EMT or paramedic, health educator, RN, patient care attendant or nurse’s aide, clinic assistant, Peace Corps volunteer or other cross-cultural health care experience, technologist, therapist, clinical research assistant, etc.).