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Master of Science in Health Professions


UTMB Master of Science in Health Professions students include:

  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Physical Therapists
  • Physical Therapy Assistants
  • Physician Assistants
  • Respiratory Therapists

UTMB's School of Health Professions offers a distance learning Master of Science degree for bachelor's level Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, Physician Assistants, and Respiratory Therapists. This degree will offer advancement opportunities in education, management, applied practice and research. The program will complement their previous training and provide for career advancement.

Contact Us

Master of Science in Health Professions
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, Texas 77555-1136

P 409.772.3008

Soham AlSnih, PhD

Soham Al Snih, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Program Director

  Alexis King

Alexis King
Program Coordinator

MSHP Goals and Objectives

We strive to achieve self-improvement within our program each and every day. We aim to develop a program that has trusting relationships among faculty, staff, and our students.


The vision of the Master of Science in Health Professions is to continually enhance and improve healthcare in our community by providing a superior curriculum, which includes education coursework, management skills, methodology in applied practice, and research teachings.