How to Apply

The Trevecca Nazarene University Physician Assistant Program utilizes the Centralized Application Service for Physician Assistants (CASPA). Students who wish to apply to the Graduate Physician Assistant Program must submit the application and documentation to CASPA.

The CASPA application must be completed online at Early applicants should apply upon opening of the application cycle in April.

Applications must be submitted to CASPA no later than October 1st and must include the following documentation:

  • Official transcripts for all schools attended. DO NOT send any to the program.
  • Official transcript indicating baccalaureate degree. DO NOT send any to the program.
  • Applicants must have three (3) letters of recommendation.One recommendation must be completed by a Physician Assistant.
  • An official copy of the Graduate Record Exam (GRE). The Designated Institution code for Trevecca Nazarene University is 0532.

Applicants must submit all transcripts and scores directly to CASPA. If you have been offered a seat in Trevecca’s PA Program and have accepted, then official transcripts will be requested from you at that time. Additionally, a health history, exam, immunizations, and background check will need to be submitted before orientation. Details will be sent to the matriculant at the appropriate time.

No advanced placement is given to any student regardless of academic background, and no transfers of students are considered.

Applicants may communicate with the PA Admissions Office by any of the following methods:

  • Calling the PA Admissions Office at 615-248-1225
  • Sending an e-mail to
  • Attending the "Information Nights" for further information about the PA Program

For questions concerning the CASPA application process, please contact CASPA directly at 240-497-1985 or e-mail