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How to Apply

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Effective January 1st, 2017, the MUSC PAS Program will begin requiring a minimum of a bachelor's degree and new prerequisites for the 2017 application cycle. Please click here for more details on the new requirements.

These changes WILL NOT affect applicants applying to the current cycle beginning on July 1st, 2016.

*Please note: Due to the high volume of applications received each cycle, we are unable to schedule individual meetings with prospective students to review their application or discuss individual preparation for the Program.


Application Process

The MUSC Office of Enrollment Management has the resources and expertise to compile your application materials and present it to the PAS Admissions Committee. Therefore, we do not use CASPA (Central Application Service for Physician Assistants).  Applications are completed directly on our website.

Application Checklist       

  • Confirm completion of all prerequisites.
  • Complete the University application.
  • Submit the completed application.
  • Be sure to submit the following:
    • Official GRE scores -- Click here for official GRE scores (should be taken by August 1st)
    • Official transcripts of ALL college work from EVERY institution attended
    • Application fee payment
    • 3 reference forms (included in supplemental application)
    • All other supplemental application materials (prerequisite sheet, plans for the remaining academic year if taking courses in the fall and/or spring, and a log of healthcare experience.)

In addition to the application itself, the applicant must complete supplemental application materials as specified above and in the application.  Applicants are required to submit official transcripts from each post-secondary school attended. Supplemental application forms are available in PDF format within the application and are also sent through email once an application is submitted online. All completed forms are due by the application deadline.

*Please note that this Program no longer has an early admissions cycle.

Application Deadlines

Start TermAvailableDeadline
Summer 2017July 1, 2016September 15, 2016

To Proceed To Online Application

Please note: All above-mentioned materials must be received before an admission decision can be made. It is the applicant's responsibility to review the progress of his/her application by viewing: Completed applications and all supporting materials must be received by September 15, 2016.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.

*If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact the Office of Enrollment Management at


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