Our program is ranked 13th among the 218 accredited physician assistant programs in the nation by U.S. News and World Report. What puts us among the best?

100 percent employment upon graduation and our students have consistently outperformed the national average and first-time pass rates on the Physician Assistant National Certification Exam since 1973. View our Annual Performance Report Card.

The diversity of clinical settings in the Texas Medical Center – the world’s largest medical complex -- that ensures you have the opportunity to explore the full range of practice options open to PAs.

Faculty who are leaders of their profession and dedicated to your success. Our faculty includes seasoned educators, renowned researchers, and clinicians in active practice in the specialties of emergency medicine, internal medicine, family medicine, pediatrics, surgery, and obstetrics and gynecology.

Curriculum that leverages all the resources of Baylor College of Medicine, which include one of the largest biomedical research enterprises in the nation and a top-ranked School of Medicine, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, and Doctor of Nursing Practice-Nurse Anesthesia program as well as the National School of Tropical Medicine.

Interdisciplinary training with students and faculty from Baylor College of Medicine’s renowned School of Medicine and the other programs of the School of Allied Health Sciences as well as nursing, social work and pharmacy students from leading programs in and around the Texas Medical Center.

A service learning requirement that provides students with early exposure to underserved members of the Houston community and the social and medical issues that beset linguistically isolated individuals.

Extensive academic and support services to help you succeed at every stage of your training.

The program offers extensive support for student involvement in the activities of their profession with a continuing record of students filling leadership roles in the national student academy at the highest levels on a repeat basis.