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.
Our Programs Include
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|21||August||Chair's Council Meeting|
|24||August||Proud Parent Welcome Session|
|26||August||Orientation and Registration (SHP New Students)|
|30||August||Registration and Fee Payment Deadlines - Fall 2019 (all students)|
|2||September||Labor Day Holiday - School Closed|
|3||September||Classes Begin – Fall 2019|
|4||September||Chair's Council Meeting|
|18||September||Last Day to Add or Drop a Course by 5:00 pm – Fall 2019 (Census Date)|
|18||September||Chair’s Council Meeting|
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Since arriving at UTMB, Dr. David A. Brown said he has been impressed by the caliber of work being done in education and in research, citing the SHP's current NIH funding ranking of 11th nationally and the prevalence of translational research with potential to make a direct impact on patient care.
Dr. Rachel Deer is an assistant professor in the Division of Rehabilitation Sciences at UTMB. She joined the division in September 2017 after completing her post-doctoral fellowship in the Sealy Center on Aging and doctoral training at Texas A&M University.
UTMB's SHP Occupational Therapy department is excited to announce that the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) has approved UTMB’s transition from its long-standing master’s degree program (MOT) to a doctoral-level (OTD) degree. The OTD program will begin admitting students in Fall 2019 having received candidacy status from the American Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE).
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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