Provisional Accreditation

Applicant Programs

(updated 10.6.2014)

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.

A listing of accredited programs is found elsewhere.


State Institution Name
CA California Baptist University
CA Chapman University
CA Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science #
CA Dominican University of California
CA Southern California University of Health Sciences
CA University of the Pacific
CO Rocky Vista University
CT Sacred Heart University
CT University of Saint Joseph
FL Adventist University of Health Sciences - Orlando
FL Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
FL Florida State University
FL South Universtiy - West Palm Beach
FL West Coast University
IA University of Dubuque
IL Dominican University
IL Governors State University
IL Robert Morris University
IL Loyola University
IN Trine University
IN University of Evansville
IN Valparaiso University
KS University of Saint Mary
LA Our Lady of the Holy Cross College
MA Westfield Sate University
MN College of St. Scholastica
MO Stephens College
NC Lenoir-Rhyne University
NC University of North Carolina -Chapel Hill
NE College of Saint Mary
NJ Kean University
NV University of Nevada, Reno
NY Marist College
NY Mount Saint Mary College
NY Pace University, Pleasantville
OH Case Western Reserve University
OH College of Mount St Joseph
OH Ohio State University
OH Ohio University
OK Northeastern University
OK Oklahoma City University
PA Mercyhurst University
PA Slippery Rock University
PA Temple University School of Medicine
SC Charleston Southern University
SC Francis Marion University
SC North Greenville University
SC Presbyterian College
SC University of South Carolina School of Medicine
TN Milligan College
TN Tusculum College
TX Hardin-Simmons University (Abilene)
TX University of Incarnate Word
TX University of Mary Hardin Baylor
UT Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions
VA Emory and Henry College
VA Lynchburg College
VA Mary Baldwin College
VA South University
VT College of St. Joseph
WV University of Charleston, Beckley