In order to graduate from UT's physician assistant medicine program, students must complete the following
- Earn a passing grade, defined as a "C" or
better in each required course/clinical rotation
- Earn a 2.8 cumulative GPA at the time of graduation
- Demonstrate successful completion of a summative
evaluation, which includes:
- Comprehensive written examination
- Objective structured clinical exam (OSCE)
- Professional behavior assessment
- Pay all outstanding balances, including tuition,
program/University fees and any imposed fines
The physician assistant medicine program does not offer advanced placement.
Training to become a physician
assistant demands a full-time commitment. Due to the rigorous nature of the
curriculum, it is recommended that students not engage in outside employment.
If a student chooses to work during the academic year, the work schedule must
not interfere with class performance or clinical rotation schedules.
See Billing and Payment Information for UT's policy on
withdrawal and tuition refunds.
A complete list of student policies will be located in the UT and PA student handbooks.