Master in Physician Assistant (Bridge Program)
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Program Details

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley offers an online bridge program for practicing physician assistants. This brief, unique curriculum augments and updates existing research and clinical skills for use within the primary care setting. Students will have the opportunity to evaluate current literature from the medical journals in light of research design and data collection.

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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Criminal Background Check, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • Requires a bachelor degree in Physician Assistant Studies from a regionally accredited institution or recognized international equivalent
  • Requires current Physician Assistant licensure and employment as a PA
  • Requires current NCCPA certification