Welcome from UTMB Physician Assistant Program Congratulations!

I would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to The University of Texas Medical Branch’s Physician Assistant Class of 2026. We are delighted you have chosen UTMB for your physician assistant education. Our mission is to develop and graduate academically and clinically exceptional physician assistant students. As you know, we receive many applications for our 90 positions, and your selection to our program speaks very highly of our confidence in you as a future physician assistant student.

This is a very exciting time for our PA program. Our curriculum has been improved to deliver the right content at the right time in the most efficient manner possible. The administration, faculty, and staff at UTMB are committed to educational excellence and professionalism. In your orientation as well as during the first several weeks in PA school, experiences are designed to help you transition to PA school, discover our network of resources, and answer questions about the program, university, and student life.

Thank you again for choosing The University of Texas Medical Branch. We’re excited about the next year and look forward to seeing you succeed.

To make sure everything is complete for your enrollment, please download and use the Student Checklist below. You will need to complete all program prerequisites and university required items before you arrive for your New Student Orientation and classes.

Download: PAS Newly Admitted Student Checklist

Visit: New Student Orientation