Applicant Programs

The institutions listed below are active in the development of PA programs, in preparation for entry into accreditation by the ARC-PA via the provisional accreditation pathway. The ARC-PA has determined that the institutions listed meet the basic eligibility requirements to apply for accreditation, as noted in the accreditation Standards. They do not yet possess an accreditation status from the ARC-PA, nor is their listing here any guarantee that they will achieve provisional accreditation.

Click here for a listing of accredited programs.


State Institution Name
AL Samford University
CA A.T. Still University, San Diego
CA California State University – Monterey Bay
CA University of La Verne
CA University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences
CA West Coast University
CO Colorado Mesa University
CO Rocky Vista University
CT Yale University (online program)
FL Florida Institute of Technology
FL Gannon University
FL University of Tampa
GA Brenau University
GA Morehouse School of Medicine
IA Northwestern College
IN Franklin College
IN Trine University
IN Valparaiso University
LA University of Holy Cross
MA Assumption College
MA Bay Path University, Concord
MA Westfield State University
MD Frostburg State University
MI Concordia University, Ann Arbor
MN Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences
NC Pfeiffer University
NE Creighton University
NV University of Nevada, Reno
NY New York University
NY Roberts Wesleyan College
NY St. Bonaventure University
OH Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED)
OK Northeastern State University
PA West Chester University
PA Widener University
SC Charleston Southern University
SC Presbyterian College
TN Christian Brothers University
TN Lipscomb College
TN Meharry Medical College
TN Milligan College
TN Tennessee Wesleyan University
TX University of Incarnate Word
UT Utah Valley University
WA Bastyr University
WV West Virginia University