Application Process Checklist

  • Have official transcripts sent to CASPA Transcript Processing Center, P.O. Box 9108, Watertown, MA 02471 from each accredited college or university you have attended. 
  • Provide two (2) letters of reference or a completed electronic evaluator form found on the CASPA website. 
    References are to be less than one year old with at least one letter/reference must be from a PA. A second letter must be from a PA, physician, dentist, podiatrist, or optometrist, an academic advisor, science/mathematics professor, or current/recent employer. If invited to interview, an applicant can only be considered as an alternate and not accepted for full acceptance until letters are received. All references must be sent to CASPA and not the program. Please refer to the CASPA website for instructions regarding the paper and electronic references. 
  • Complete the electronic CASPA (Central Application Service for Physician Assistants) Application form by December 1, 2022. 
  • CASPA APPLICATION PORTAL Complete the Physician Assistant Supplemental Application form and pay the $50 application fee. Link opens 4/28 and the deadline is December 1, 2022. 


Lincoln Memorial University is an equal opportunity institution and welcomes applications for employment or admission regardless of race, creed, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or religion Please see the admissions criteria regarding additional requirements for admitted students such as health status forms & immunizations, proof of insurance, CPR certification, drug screens, and background checks. (All materials submitted become the property of the LMU-SMS PA Program and cannot be returned to the applicant.)