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Accreditation Information

Michigan State University, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Department of PA Medicine has applied for Accreditation - Provisional from the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA). Michigan State University PA Medicine anticipates matriculating its first class in May 2021, pending achieving Accreditation - Provisional status at the September 2020 ARC-PA meeting. Accreditation Provisional is an accreditation status granted when the plans and resource allocation, if fully implemented as planned, of a proposed program that has not yet enrolled students appear to demonstrate the program's ability to meet the ARC-PA Standards or when a program holding accreditation-provisional status appears to demonstrate continued progress in complying with the Standards as it prepares for the graduation of the first class (cohort) of students.

Applicants for the Inaugural MSUCOM PA Medicine cohort will be notified only after the program receives notification of the September 2020 meeting of the ARC-PA Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) regarding the program Accreditation-Provisional application status. 

For additional information on accreditation visit the ARC-PA website or at:

Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant
12000 Findley Road, Suite 275
Johns Creek, Ga 30097

(770) 476-1738