Application Timeline

Review the application service for your profession to see when the service opens for coming year.  The application service is listed for each area (medical, dental, etc) under the Professions link on this website home page.

Individual professional schools sometimes also have information on application timelines and cycles.

General guidelines follow when the application cycle opens:

MD schools and AMCAS – early June

DO schools and AACOMAS – early May

Podiatry schools and AACPMAS – early August

Dental schools and AADSAS – early June

Optometry schools and OptomCAS – late June

Pharmacy schools and PharmCAS – mid-July

Physical Therapy and PTCAS – early July PTCAS

Occupational Therapy and OTCAS – mid-July

Physician Assistant and CASPA – late April

*Additional information:  https://higherlogicdownload.s3-external-1.amazonaws.com/NAAHP/NAAHP_Fingertip_Guide_2017.pdf?AWSAccessKeyId=AKIAVRDO7IEREB57R7MT&Expires=1572624739&Signature=GOABfTuoy3aDZXzqsAMv0JW%2BVx4%3D