The Towson University · CCBC Essex Physician Assistant Program participates in the Central Application Service for Physician Assistants (CASPA). All applications to the Towson/Essex PA Program must be made through CASPA. Carefully read the admissions requirement section of thePA Program Information Booklet
before starting the application process with CASPA to ensure you meet the program's admission requirements.
All applicants are encouraged to complete the CASPA application as early as possible for Regular Rolling admissions. Applications may be made and time after CASPA opens the process: May 1
Enter the CASPA site and go to the "Before Applying" button and review the information there "BEFORE" starting the application process. Note a total of three reference letters as well as copies of official transcripts from institutions you have attended are needed for the application process. For CASPA to receive your reference letters quickly we encourage you to use the computerized system CASPA set up for the receipt of reference letters. Your official transcripts will be used to verify the data and grades you entered under academic sections of the online application. Make a request to your degree granting institution's Office of the Registrar to send all transcripts directly to CASPA in a sealed envelope. The address where all CASPA materials, which include transcripts as well as references sent by mail is:
CASPA Post Office Box 9108, Watertown, MA 02471
For questions about completing the online CASPA application, help can be reached by phone at either 617-612-2080 or 617-926-3571. Help can also be obtained by e-mailing CASPA .
The Towson University CCBC Essex PA Program application deadlines are the following:
Application Deadline: August 1st
Applicants selected for an interview will be sent supplemental application materials and a request to return them along with application fees as one package.
A Towson University graduate application fee
A CCBC application and fee
Official transcripts from institutions that awarded the applicant degrees
International students (applicants who completed their degree outside the United States, regardless of citizenship, are considered international students) selected for an interview must also submit in addition to the (3) items above the following (3) additional items:
Official copy of the transcript evaluation performed by one of the CASPA approved agencies.
TOEFL scores (individuals who have graduated from a foreign (non-English speaking) university - regardless of citizenship or time spent in the United States)
A copy of a green card or proof of permanent residency. International students will be sent more information after the initial review of the application.
For additional information contact Shirley Shaw at phone, 443-840-2854, or e-mail