Admissions Requirements

Admissions Policy

This working document serves as a comprehensive admissions policy for the Doctor of Medical Science (DMSc) Program at Rocky Mountain College. Below is a checklist for all items candidates must provide to be eligible for admission.



  • Master’s Degree with NCCPA certification
  • Minimum overall graduate GPA of 3.0 (4.0 scale)
  • Official transcripts from all graduate institutions
  • TOEFL score must meet standard requirements of RMC for all applicants if English is not the first language
  • Proof of current licensure/certification as a Physician Assistant in good standing
  • Brief phone interview
  • Completed online application

Please send to

Rocky Mountain College
Attn. DMSc
1511 Poly Dr.
Billings, MT 59102

Program News

February 10, 2020

RMC to launch new Doctor of Medical Science program

The Rocky Mountain College Board of Trustees and faculty have approved a new Doctor of Medical Science (DMSc) program designed for practicing physician assistants who already have their master of physician assistant degrees.
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September 10, 2020

New Doctor of Medical Science Program officially accredited

Dr. Heather Heggem, Program Director for Rocky Mountain College’s new online Doctor of Medical Science (DMSc) program, is pleased to begin welcoming practicing physician assistants (PA’s) into the program.
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