Program Accreditation

The Accreditation Review Commission on Education (Link to ARC-PA Website: for the Physician Assistant, Inc. (ARC-PA) has granted Accreditation-Continued status to the Loma Linda University Physician Assistant Program sponsored by Loma Linda University. Accreditation-Continued is an accreditation status granted when a currently accredited program is in compliance with the ARC-PA Standards.

Accreditation remains in effect until the program closes or withdraws from the accreditation process or until accreditation is withdrawn for failure to comply with the Standards. The approximate date for the next validation review of the program by the ARC-PA will be March 2027. The review date is contingent upon continued compliance with the Accreditation Standards and ARC-PA policy. View our Accreditation History.

Additional Accreditation

The Loma Linda University PA Program is a member of the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA).

Loma Linda University is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) with the next review in 2020.Loma Linda University was awarded 10 years accreditation by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) in March 2021. The next WSCUC accreditation review will be in 2030.