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For over a century, the University of Texas Medical Branch has dedicated its efforts toward improving the health of society - in Texas and beyond. In addition to designing and implementing innovative ways to deliver instruction to students at distant locations, the school continuously explores opportunities to expand its program offerings and interprofessional learning.

We offer certifications, bachelor's, master's and doctoral allied health programs. In addition to classroom lectures, our programs offer clinical training opportunities in a variety of settings to ensure our students have exposure to a multitude of professional opportunities.

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  • Respiratory Care students win at TSRA annual meeting

    July 13, 2023, 19:33 PM by UTMB SHP

    The SHP Respiratory Care Masters students and faculty travelled to the Texas Society for Respiratory Care annual meeting in Waco, Texas the week of July 6-9. The students had a team that won third place in the student knowledge competition (Sputum Bowl).

  • Respiratory Care earns 2023-2024 AARC Apex Recognition Award

    February 23, 2023, 18:31 PM by UTMB SHP

    Congratulations to the UTMB SHP Department of Respiratory Care for receiving the American Association for Respiratory Care Apex Recognition Award. This award is given to departments that are committed to excellence in professional development, evidence-based care, patient safety, and quality improvement.

Academic Calendar

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21-25AugustOrientation and Registration Week (SHP New Students)
27AugustRegistration and Fee Payment Deadlines – Fall 2023 (all students)
28AugustClasses Begin – Fall 2023
4SeptemberLabor Day - School Closed
13SeptemberLast Day to Add or Drop a Course by 5:00 pm – Fall 2023 (Census Date)
13NovemberLast Day to Withdraw from a Course with a "W" – Fall 2023
23-24NovemberThanksgiving Holiday - School Closed
4DecemberOnline Registration for Spring 2024 – Opens at 8:00 am for Returning Students
4DecemberStudy Day – No Classes
5-8DecemberFinal Examination Period
8DecemberLast Day of Fall 2023 Semester (Diploma date - December 15, 2023)
15DecemberGrades Due by 12:00 Noon for Fall 2023 (All Students)
11-31DecemberStudent Winter Break

Last Updated: 21-AUG-2023

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UTMB SHP Mission

The mission of the School of Health Professions (SHP) is to provide and promote quality education, research, and service in an environment that fosters collaboration and mutual respect. The School of Health Professions envisions a school that provides quality education in the health professions and encourages innovation.

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Galveston, TX 77555

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