Rocky Mountain University
Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions offers an online Doctor of Medical Science (DMSc) program to PAs with state licensure and/or NCCPA certification who have previously earned a bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degree. The DMSc program will help graduates take advantage of career advancement opportunities in clinical, administrative, academic, and medical affairs settings. Students may choose from four concentration tracks:
1) Advanced Clinical Practice
2) Healthcare Leadership & Administration
3) Healthcare Professions Education
The DMSc program is committed to the development of lifelong learners and scholars who can perform the following: 1) create, evaluate, publish, present, and integrate scholarly work into their daily clinical practice, leadership role, or academic agenda; 2) act in leadership roles within their discipline and community; 3) provide the highest level of care to their patients; and 4) effectively teach the next generation of healthcare providers.
- Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions has collaborated with BHMT to offer you a discounted tuition rate of $543.90/credit hour. The program is 36 credits for master’s-prepared PAs or 42 credits for bachelor’s-prepared PAs. Total tuition is (could be less if you have transfer credits):
- 2023 Master’s-prepared PAs — $19,580.40*
- 2023 Bachelor’s-prepared PAs — $22,843.80*
- BHMT will pay a maximum of $5,250 per calendar year directly to Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions on your behalf for your DMSc program. You will be responsible for all costs above this calendar year maximum of $5,250. BHMT will use your available KP tuition reimbursement funds for eligible expenses.
- BHMT will reimburse students who purchase required textbooks out-of-pocket. Optional textbooks/materials are not reimbursable. Please complete the highlighted portions of the Reimbursement Request form and send to firstname.lastname@example.org along with payment receipts. The subject line of the email should read “Rocky Mountain Reimbursement Request”. Payment processing can take 1-3 weeks.
- Residents of California may be responsible for the Student Tuition Recovery Fund (STRF) if this charge exceeds the annual $5,250 tuition cap. The STRF is a fund administered by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education that relieves or mitigates economic loss suffered by a student while enrolled in a qualifying institution. The STRF assessment rate is two dollars and fifty cents ($2.50) per one thousand dollars ($1,000) of institutional charges.
* Anticipate an annual increase of 1%