The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Southwestern School of Health Professions

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*Last updated May 2022

Deadlines

Application Deadline
09/01/2022
Supplemental Application
No
Supplemental Deadline
08/01/2022
Supplemental Application Fee
No information provided
Supplemental Application Fee Waiver
No information provided

Program Info

CASPA Member
Yes
Program Length in Months
30
Start Month
May
Part-time Option
No
Academic Terms
Semesters
Total Number of Terms
No information provided
Program Credit Hours
112
Estimated Incoming Class Size
60

Program Matriculants by Gender

Female
-
Male
-
Non-Binary
-
Gender Unknown
-

Ethnicity of Program Matriculants by Number

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

Tuition

Separate Tuition Rates
Yes
Resident Tuition
$38,528
Non-Resident Tuition
$85,008

GPA Requirements

Minimum Overall GPA Required
3.00
Minimum Overall Prerequisite GPA Required
3.00

Requirements & Prerequisites

Required Pre-requisite Courses:

  • Microbiology with lab
  • Statistics
  • Psychology
  • Organic Chemistry with lab
  • Human Anatomy and Human Physiology,Genetics
Required Shadowing
No information provided
Required Health Care Experience
Recommended
Minimum Health Care Experience Hours
No information provided
Required Direct Patient Care Experience
Recommended
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
No information provided
Required Bachelor Degree
Yes
Required Standardized Tests
TOEFL;GRE
Other Standardized Tests
No information provided
Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Score
No information provided
Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Percentile
No information provided
Average Analytical Writing GRE Score
No information provided
Average Analytical Writing GRE Percentile
No information provided
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Score
No information provided
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Percentile
No information provided

Mission Statement

The mission of the Physician Assistant Studies Program is to: excel in the art and science of physician assistant education, promote interprofessional primary health care delivery to a diverse and dynamic population, encourage leadership, service, and excellence among our faculty, staff, students, and graduates, foster a commitment to diversity and inclusion, evidence-based medicine, quality improvement, and patient safety.

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