Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

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*Last updated May 2022

Deadlines

Application Deadline
08/01/2022
Supplemental Application
Yes
Supplemental Deadline
08/01/2022
Supplemental Application Fee
$75
Supplemental Application Fee Waiver
No information provided
Deposit
$125
Deposit Refundable
No

Program Info

CASPA Member
Yes
Program Length in Months
27
Start Month
May
Part-time Option
No
Academic Terms
Semesters
Total Number of Terms
7
Program Credit Hours
125
Estimated Incoming Class Size
60

Program Matriculants by Gender

Female
15.0
Male
-
Non-Binary
0.0
Gender Unknown
0.0

Ethnicity of Program Matriculants by Number

American Indian or Alaskan Native
0.0
Asian
9.0
Black or African American
4.0
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish
17.0
Native Hawaiin or Pacific Islander
0.0
White
25.0
Distance Campuses
No
On-Campus Housing
No
Primary Credentials
Master's degree (not Master's of Public Health)
Type of Masters
MSPAS: Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies
Undergraduate Pre-Professional Phase
No
Accept Transfer Students
No
Accept International Applicants
Yes
Only Accept Pre-Professional
No information provided
Special Tracks
No
Unique Program Features
No information provided
Support for Veterans
Clinical partnerships;Veteran faculty
Other Information
No information provided

Tuition

Separate Tuition Rates
No
Total Tuition
$117,250
Total Fees
$23,512

GPA Requirements

Minimum Overall GPA Required
No GPA minimum required
Minimum Overall Prerequisite GPA Required
3.00

Requirements & Prerequisites

Required Pre-requisite Courses:

  • Microbiology
  • Statistics
  • Genetics
  • Psychology
  • Organic Chemistry I or Biochemistry
  • Anatomy & Physiology I and II with labs
Required Shadowing
No information provided
Required Health Care Experience
Recommended
Minimum Health Care Experience Hours
No information provided
Required Direct Patient Care Experience
No information provided
Minimum Direct Patient Care Hours
No information provided
Virtual Experience Hours Accepted
No information provided
Required Onsite Interview
Yes
Required Writing Sample
No
Required Personal Statement
Yes
Required References
3
Required Bachelor Degree
Yes
Required Standardized Tests
TOEFL;GRE
Other Standardized Tests
No information provided
Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Score
152
Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Percentile
56
Average Analytical Writing GRE Score
3.9
Average Analytical Writing GRE Percentile
56
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Score
151
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Percentile
43

Mission Statement

The mission of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Health Professions Physician Assistant Program is to provide comprehensive medical education to physician assistant students. Through an environment of academic excellence and the promotion of life-long learning and professionalism, graduates will be prepared to practice patient-centered primary care, increasing access to healthcare for diverse and underserved communities of West Texas and beyond.

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