Pre-Health Care Sciences (Physician’s Assistant)

A Physician’s Assistant has been defined as “a skilled person qualified by academic and practical training to provide patient services under the supervision and direction of a licensed physician who is responsible for the performance of that individual.” The pre-professional college curriculum includes a minimum of 60 semester credits with specific prerequisite courses. Some programs require a bachelor’s degree for admission. More information is available from Dr. Karen Grant, kgrant@umhb.edu, (254) 295-4147. Or, Dr. Ruth Ann Murphy, rmurphy@umhb.edu, (254) 295-4542.