Physician Assistant Programs in California

All programs listed below are fully accredited unless noted.  When a school’s accreditation status is anything other than “Continuing” (fully accredited, not new), that status will be listed after the school name.  Read about the different types of accreditation by clicking here.

A = Associate’s Degree    B = Bachelor’s Degree    C = Certificate   M = Master’s Degree

Up to date as of 2/6/2017

California Baptist University (Provisionally Accredited)

8432 Magnolia Avenue
Riverside, CA 92551
(951) 552-8515
Email
Website
Credentials proposed in development: M
TOEFL for nonnative English speakers
CASPA Participating Program
Application Deadline: January 15
Deadline Type: application must be completed by the date above
No Supplemental Application

 

Chapman University (Provisionally Accredited)

9401 Jeronimo Road
Irvine, CA 92618-1908
(714) 744-2190
Email
Website
Credentials proposed in development: M
GRE required, TOEFL for nonnative English speakers
CASPA Participating Program
Application Deadline: October 1
Deadline Type: application must be verified by the date above
No Supplemental Application

 

Charles R. Drew University (Provisionally Accredited)

1731 E. 120th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90059
(323) 563-5882
Email
Website
Credentials Awarded: M
TOEFL for nonnative English speakers
CASPA Participating Program
Application Deadline: January 15
Deadline Type: application must be verified by the date above
No Supplemental Application

 

Dominican University Of California (Provisionally Accredited)

MS Physician Assistant Studies
50 Acacia Avenue – Meadowlands
San Rafael, CA 94901
415-482-3571
Email
Website
Credentials Awarded: M
TOEFL for nonnative English speakers; GRE not required
CASPA Participating Program
Application Deadline: November 1
Deadline Type: application must be verified by the date above
No Supplemental Application

Loma Linda University

School of Allied Health Professions
Admissions, Nicholl Hall, Rm 1605
Loma Linda, CA 92350
(909) 558-7295
Email
Website
Credentials Awarded: M
TOEFL for nonnative English speakers
CASPA Participating Program
Application Deadline: October 1
Deadline Type: application must be E-submitted by the date above
Supplemental Application Required (Free)

 

Marshall B. Ketchum University (Provisionally Accredited)

2575 Yorba Linda Boulevard
Fullerton, CA 92831
(714) 992-7808
Email
Website
Credentials Awarded: M
TOEFL for nonnative English speakers
CASPA Participating Program
Application Deadline: November 1
Deadline Type: application must be completed by the date above
Supplemental Application Required ($75)

 

Samuel Merritt College

3100 Telegraph Avenue, Suite 1000
Oakland, CA 94609
(510) 869-6576
Email
Website
Credentials Awarded: M
No tests required
CASPA Participating Program
Application Deadline: October 1
Deadline Type: application must be completed by the date above
No Supplemental Application

 

Southern California University of Health Sciences (Provisionally Accredited)

16200 Amber Valley Drive
Whittier, CA 90604
(562) 947-8755
Email
Website
Credentials Awarded: M
TOEFL for nonnative English speakers
CASPA Participating Program
Application Deadline: January 15
Deadline Type: application must be completed by the date above
No Supplemental Application

 

Stanford University

291 Campus Drive
Palo Alto, CA  94305-5408
(650) 725-6959
Email
Website
Credentials Awarded: M
GRE required, TOEFL for nonnative English speakers
CASPA Participating Program
Application Deadline: November 1
Deadline Type: application must be completed by the date above
No Supplemental Application

 

Touro University – California

1310 Club Drive
Vallejo, CA 94592
(707) 638-5200
Email
Website
Credentials Awarded: M
No tests required
CASPA Participating Program
Application Deadline: November 1
Deadline Type: application must be verified by the date above
Supplemental Application Required ($50)

 

University of California-Davis

4610 X Street
Sacramento, CA 95817
(916) 734-2145
Email
Website
Credentials Awarded: M
TOEFL for nonnative English speakers
CASPA Participating Program
Application Deadline: July 15
Deadline Type: application must be completed by the date above
Supplemental Application Required

 

University of La Verne (Developing Program, not accredited)

1950 Third Street
La Verne, CA 91750
(909) 448-1580
Email
Website
Credentials Awarded: M
TOEFL for nonnative English speakers
CASPA Participating Program
Application Deadline: November 1
No Supplemental Application

 

University of Southern California

1000 S. Fremont Avenue, Building A-11, Unit 7, Room 11-150
Alhambra, CA 91803
(626) 457-4240
Email
Website
Credentials Awarded: M
GRE or MCAT required
CASPA Participating Program
Application Deadline: November 1
Deadline Type: application must be E-submitted by the date above
Supplemental Application Required ($50)

 

University of the Pacific (Provisionally Accredited)

3200 Fifth Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95817
(916) 739-7365
Email
Website
Credentials Awarded: M
TOEFL for nonnative English speakers
CASPA Participating Program
Application Deadline: March 1
Deadline Type: application must be completed by the date above
No Supplemental Application

 

Western University of Health Sciences

Department of PA Education
450 E. Second Street
Pomona, CA  91766
(909) 469-5378
Email
Website
Credentials Awarded: M
No tests required
CASPA Participating Program
Application Deadline: November 1
Deadline Type: application must be completed by the date above
Supplemental Application Required ($50)