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How to Apply

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The 2024-25 admission cycle is open. The deadline for the CASPA and supplemental applications is September 1. The CASPA application needs to be complete (not verified) by September 1 to meet the deadline. CHA/PA has rolling admissions.

Required Materials for a complete CHA/PA Program Application

1. Verified CASPA application including three letters of recommendation. The CASPA application is now open.

2. CHA/PA Program supplemental application and a nonrefundable $55 supplemental application fee. You must submit your CASPA application before you can access the supplemental application. An email will be sent to you with set-up instructions.

 3. CASPer is required for all applicants. CASPer is an online, video-scenario based, situational judgement test that assesses non-cognitive attributes. Results are valid for one admissions cycle. CASPer dates are posted each year on the CASPer website in mid-March. You will be required to enter your CASPA ID for the CASPer assessment. We do not accept Duet. The last CASPer test date accepted for the 2024-25 admission cycle is August 27, 2024.

* Neither the GRE nor the PA-CAT is required.
* We only review your CASPer score. We do not require or review the CASPer Snapshot. 

Please note that our program will request you to upload a copy of your COVID vaccinations if you are invited to interview.

Please be sure to make the following e-mail addresses safe to receive in your e-mail account:,,, and You should also check your Spam or Junk mail folders periodically to be sure that e-mails from CHA/PA and CASPA are received.

Child Health Associate/Physician Assistant Program (CHA/PA)

CU Anschutz

Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place

Room E7019

Mail Stop F543

Aurora, CO 80045

(303) 724-7963

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