Welcome to the School of Health Professions
Updates from the School of Health Professions Office of Academic and Student Affairs
UTMB School of Health Professions has developed a school-specific website as a resource dedicated to sharing announcements and guidance with our Community, Prospective Students, Current Students, Faculty, and Staff about Coronavirus (COVID-19).SHP Coronavirus/COVID-19 Prevention and Response
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.
Our Programs Include
Virtual Open House Sessions Now Offered For Prospective Students
You don’t have to put your future on hold during the COVID-19 crisis, the School of Health Professions is offering Virtual Open House sessions. Prospective students are encouraged to visit our SHP Open House website and register today!
Notice: In person on campus open house sessions and campus tours have been suspended until further notice.Register Today!
|3||August||Online Registration for Fall 2020 opens at 8:00 am for Returning Students|
|3||August||Study Day – No Classes|
|4-7||August||Final Examination Period|
|5||August||Chair’s Council Meeting|
|7||August||Last Day of Summer 2020 Semester (Diploma date – August 21, 2020)|
|14||August||Grades Due by 12:00 Noon for Summer 2020 (All Students)|
|19||August||Chair’s Council Meeting|
|21||August||Commencement for SHP Students (for terms Fall 2019, Spring 2020 & Summer 2020)|
View Full Calendar Last Updated: 27-JUL-2020
With the rapid escalation of the COVID-19 in our region and for the health and safety of all, the UTMB School of Health Professions decided to go virtual in 2020.
Read More: The Race Continues On
The University of Texas System Board of Regents named Dr. Patricia Fingerhut as a 2020 Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award recipient.
Read more: 2020 Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award
The Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences in the UTMB School of Health Professions has been awarded a $3,250,000.00 grant from The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) from 2020 to 2025 for students pursuing a degree in Clinical Laboratory Sciences.Read More: Press Release More SHP News
UTMB School of Health Professions
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.
School of Health Professions
301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-1028