Congratulations on taking the next step! We look forward to receiving your application.
All application materials must be received on or before the deadline. Application materials received after the deadline are considered late and will not be processed.
The CASPA application MUST be in complete status (not verified) on or before the November 1 deadline. CASPA applications not in complete status on or before November 1 will not be considered.
- Copy of MSPA Agreement Page-submitted electronically
- Do not submit a hard copy of the page.
- A Minimum of Two Recommendations should arrive along with the CASPA application (required)
- Frequently Asked Questions regarding our online application
- If needed, you can download the latest version of Adobe Acrobat.
You must submit your secondary application online, then follow-up with the additional documentation outlined in the secondary application checklist above, by the secondary application deadline. The first time you sign in, click “first time user account information” below the login boxes and on the application itself, select your term of entry.
We will confirm that you meet our minimum requirements upon receipt and processing of both the primary and secondary applications. You are encouraged to complete and submit your secondary application as soon as possible.
To give you peace of mind, we will e-mail you when we receive your CASPA and Secondary Application. Once your application is deemed complete by Admissions it will be reviewed and considered for an interview. Should you be invited to interview, you can expect to hear from us via email anytime between August and February. On-campus interviews of selected applicants are typically held in Pomona October through early March.
Applicants should be aware that admission to the MSPA program is contingent on a satisfactory background check. The background check is required to ensure that students matriculating into the MSPA program are qualified for the required clinical education experience, as students who cannot successfully complete a background check may have limited site selection, as well as upon graduation may not be eligible for licensure or may have difficulty finding employment. A satisfactory background indicates no criminal history or satisfactory review of a criminal conviction. Supplemental or additional background checks may be required during the course of the educational program to meet the requirements of clinical affiliation sites.
We are happy to answer your questions as you navigate through the application process, so please do not hesitate to contact us if we can help.