Provisional Accreditation

Applicant Programs

(updated 4.28.16)

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 Chapman University
CA Dominican University of California
CA University of La Verne
CA University of the Pacific
CO Rocky Vista University
CT Sacred Heart University
CT University of Saint Joseph
CT Yale University (on line program)
FL Florida Gulf Coast University
FL Florida State University
FL South University - West Palm Beach
FL University of South Florida
IL Dominican University
IL Robert Morris University
IN Franklin College
IN Huntington University
IN Trine University
IN University of Evansville
IN Valparaiso University
LA Our Lady of the Holy Cross College
MA Westfield State University
MN College of St. Scholastica
NE Creighton University
NJ Kean University
NV University of Nevada, Reno
NY Mount Saint Mary College
NY Pace University, Pleasantville
NC Pfeiffer University
OH Mount St Joseph University
OH Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED)
OK Northeastern State University
PA Delaware Valley College
SC Charleston Southern University
SC North Greenville University
SC Presbyterian College
SC University of South Carolina School of Medicine
TN Lipscomb College
TN Milligan College
TN Tusculum College
TX Hardin-Simmons University (Abilene)
TX Texas A&M University
TX University of Incarnate Word
VA Emory and Henry College
VA South University
WV University of Charleston, Beckley