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Spring Reopening Update

MS in Physician Assistant Studies

Courses Offered at our East Longmeadow, Mass. Campus

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The CASPA portal is now open for the 2021-2022 application cycle for the PA class beginning June 2022
PLEASE NOTE NEW Application deadline dates: ApplicatIons must be Complete STATUS and submitted to CASPA on or before December 1st and must be VERIFIED status by January 15, 2022.

The Bay Path University PA Program has enacted several changes for the 2021-22 CASPA application cycle related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

We have been closely monitoring the COVID-19 developments; as a result, we have made the following changes:

  • We WILL be accepting grades of Pass (P), Satisfactory (S) or the equivalent for required coursework for spring and summer 2020 courses.
  • We WILL be accepting online labs.
  • We WILL be WAIVING the 24-hour PA Shadowing requirement.

Please refer to the admissions requirements page for updates and other changes.

Be Part of the Future. U.S. News ranks Physician Assistant positions as the #1 job for 2021! The MS in Physician Assistant Studies from Bay Path University is an intensive, accelerated degree program that combines on-campus classroom and laboratory work with offsite clinical experience. Our students gain the knowledge and skills necessary for evaluating, monitoring, diagnosing, treating, and counseling patients across their lifespan. Your degree will prepare you to work in primary care, surgery, emergency medicine, and medical and surgical sub-specialties. Learn more about our mission, vision and goals. 

About the Degree

  • Gain hands-on learning at the state-of-the-art Philip H. Ryan Health Science Center located in East Longmeadow, Mass.
  • Led by a passionate team of faculty with decades of clinical and educational experience
  • Students come from diverse cultural, ethnic, and educational backgrounds, view our class profiles
  • Receive individual attention with our small class sizes 
  • Curriculum is relevant, innovative, and real world
  • Unique 8-10 week schedules which allow for reflection and self-care
  • Excellent clinical placements with the area’s most esteemed institutions and private practices in MA, CT, and throughout New England
  • Access to mentoring, tutoringlibrary resourcesacademic resources, and career services assists students in becoming independent and successful learners
  • Financial Aid is available
  • No GMAT or GRE required

"What sets our program apart is the small class size, low attrition rate, attention to individualized learning and self-care, and an innovative curriculum which includes problem-based learning, varied clinical experiences, inter-professional education and simulation."
-Theresa Riethle, MS, PA-C, Program Director