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Application Process

Applicants interested in admission to the Master of Science degree in Anesthesia at Indiana University School of Medicine as part of the Anesthesiologist Assistant Program must complete an application through the Centralized Application Service for Anesthesiologist Assistants (CASAA). The application cycle opens on March 13 and closes on February 28 for admission the following fall. All application materials and supporting documentation must be submitted through the CASAA application system. Documents submitted directly to the program cannot be accepted.

Official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions should be sent to CASAA. The GRE program-specific code is 2123. Educational Testing Services (ETS) transmits official GRE scores electronically to CASAA. MCAT must be directly sent to CASAA from AAMC.

Application materials must be verified by CASAA in order for the IU School of Medicine Anesthesiologist Assistant admissions committee to review the materials. Applicants receive an email confirmation when the application has been verified by CASAA. Personal interviews are offered to the most qualified applicants to assess interpersonal and communication skills, professionalism and leadership. Interviews are required for admission consideration. Applicants can check the status of an application through CASAA.


Anesthesiologist Assistant Program applications for admission must be completed through the Centralized Application Service for Anesthesiologist Assistants (CASAA) from March 13  through February 28.

Indiana University is a state school, but non-residents are offered acceptances as well. Applicants can find rules of residency through the Registrar’s Office. IU School of Medicine does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Application Instructions

  1. Create an applicant account on the CASAA system.
  2. Select “IUSM AA Program” from the list of programs.
  3. Complete all sections on the application, including personal information, academic history, supporting information and program materials). The program materials section is specific to the IU School of Medicine program.
  4. Submit the application for verification.

If invited, applicants attend an in-person interview with the program admissions committee.