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Texas PA Programs

Texas PA Programs

We appreciate your interest in the physician assistant profession. With the increased demand for PAs as partners in the health care team, we anticipate more to be opening in the near future.  Educational expenses (tuition, fees, books, supplies) for Texas residents for a two-year program range from approximately $6,000 to $8,500.  Living expenses are estimated at $1,500 a month.  Contact each individual program for their specific requirements and cost.

Baylor College of Medicine
Physician Assistant Program
Dept. Of Community Medicine
One Baylor Plaza, BCM115
Houston, TX 77030
(713) 798-3663
Application deadline: September 1
Program begins: June
Duration of program: 30 months
Graduation month: December

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Physician Assistant Program
3600 North Garfield
Midland, TX  79707
(432) 620-9905
Application deadline:  Dec. 1st
Program begins:  June
Duration:  27 months
Graduation month:  August

University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth
Physician Assistant Studies Program
3500 Camp Bowie Blvd.
Fort Worth, TX 76107-2699
(817) 735-2003
Application deadline: Nov. 1st

Supplemental Application deadline: November 15th
Program begins: July
Graduation month:  May

Duration of program: 34 months


University of Texas Health Science Center  - San Antonio
School of Health Professions
Dept. of PA Studies
7703 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, TX  78229
(210) 567-4240
(210) 567-4241 (fax)
Application deadline: September 1st
Program begins: June

Graduation month:  December
Duration of program: 30 months

The University Of Texas Medical Branch
Physician Assistant Program
Galveston, TX 77550
(409) 772-3046
(409) 772-9710 (fax)
Application deadline: September 1st.
Program begins: June
Duration of program: 26 months
Graduation month: August

UT Southwestern Medical Center
Physician Assistant Program
5323 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75235
(214) 648-1700
(214) 648-1003 (fax)
Application deadline: September 1st
Program begins: May
Duration of program: 30 months
Graduation month: December

University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley
Physician Assistant Program
1201 W. University Dr.
Edinburg, TX 78539
(956) 665-2298
(956) 665-2438 (fax)

Application deadline:  October 1st
Program begins: Fall Semester
Duration of program: 28 months
Graduation month: December


For additional information on PA Programs throughout the United States, call the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) at (703) 836-2272, Ext. 3409, or go to  The AAPA, as well as the individual programs, can provide you with information on financial aid.