Master of Physician Assistant Studies

Part of the Department of Physician Assistant Studies

Our accredited Master of Physician Assistant Studies program provides classroom, laboratory, simulations, and clinical rotations that prepare graduates for careers as physician assistants.

The Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) has granted Accreditation-Continued to UT Health San Antonio’s Physician Assistant Program sponsored by the University of Texas. 

Physician Assistant Studies


  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Complete program prerequisites by application deadline
  • Overall GPA 3.0
  • Overall Science GPA 3.0
  • Health care experience, observation, shadowing & community service hours are strongly recommended
  • Two reference letters - submit directly to CASPA

Upcoming Events

Campus Locations

San Antonio Campus

The university is a comprehensive academic center that trains the doctors, dentists, nurses, research scientists and other health care providers of tomorrow. UT Health San Antonio is a respected and internationally recognized biomedical research university promoting the discovery, development and dissemination of biomedical solutions 

The University of Texas Education and Research Center at Laredo

As a regional campus of the University of Texas Health Science at San Antonio, the campus offers students training opportunities in health careers through local instruction, community-based research, and distance education technology. Numerous outreach educational programs concentrate on fostering a healthy community

See Laredo Extension

The University of Texas Education and Research Center at Laredo
Shey Newton

I have come to realize being a medical provider is more than providing medical attention and means giving patients courage, education, and hope.

Shey Newton

2,000+ hours

of clinical experience before you graduate