Welcome to the School of Health Professions
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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|11||November||Veteran's Day - School Closed|
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|23||November||Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a "W" – Fall 2020|
|26-27||November||Thanksgiving Holiday - School Closed|
View Full Calendar Last Updated: 19-OCT-2020
The Department of Physical Therapy is excited to announce that they have been granted approval to add a new Hybrid DPT program to our Accredited programs by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). Interviews for the inaugural class begin in December whereas the very first cohort will begin in August 2021.
For those interested in learning more about the program, visit the Physical Therapy Hybrid DPT web page, attend an Open House, or email your questions! Applications will be open from July-November every year for an annual August enrollment, alongside the Traditional DPT Program.
Read more: PT Department News
With our deepest appreciation we are announcing that Vicki Freeman, PhD, MASCP, MLS (ASCP)cm SCcm, FAACC has stepped down as Chair of the Clinical Laboratory Sciences Department effective August 31, 2020.
SHP is pleased to announce, that Eddie Salazar, PhD has been appointed interim chair of the Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences as of September 1st.
Read more: CLS Department News
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.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
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Galveston, TX 77555-1028