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 $4,000 to $8,500 per semester.  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
School of Allied Health Sciences, Room 108
Baylor College of Medicine
One Baylor Plaza
Houston, Texas 77030
(713) 798-3663
Application deadline: August 1
Program begins: June
Duration of program: 30 months
Graduation month: December

Hardin-Simmons University
Physician Assistant Program
College of Health Professionals
2200 Hickory Street, Box 16236
Abilene, TX 79698
(325) 670-1702
Application deadline: October 1
Program begins: August
Duration of program: 27 months
Graduation month: December

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Physician Assistant Program
3600 North Garfield
Midland, TX 78705  
(432) 620-1120
Application deadline:  Oct. 1st
Program begins:  May
Duration:  27 months
Graduation month:  August

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
Developing Physician Assistant Program
Mayborn College of Health Sciences
900 College Street, UMHB Box 8023
Belton, Texas, 76513
Application deadline: August 1
Program Begins: January
Duration of Program: 28 months
Graduation month: May

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: Oct. 1st
Program begins: August
Graduation month:  May
Duration of program: 30 months

University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
Dept. of PA Studies
School of Health Professions
7703 Floyd Curl Drive, Mail Code 6249
San Antonio, TX  78229
(210) 567-4240
(210) 567-4241 (fax)
Application deadline: September 1st
Program begins: May
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
Southwestern School of Health Professions
Department of Physician Assistant Studies
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:  September 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 www.aapa.org.  The AAPA, as well as the individual programs, can provide you with information on financial aid.