Academics & Accreditation
The UTMB School of Health Professions offers a distance learning Masters of Science degree in health professions that allows individuals with bachelor degrees in the arts or sciences to expand their field of study into exciting and fulfilling healthcare careers. For practitioners currently working in health care (Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, Physician Assistants, and Respiratory Therapists), this advanced degree will open opportunities for leadership as healthcare managers or executives within their organizations.
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.
Students may begin in either the spring, summer or fall semesters each year. The spring semester begins at the beginning of January, summer semester starts at the end of April, and the fall semester begins at the end of August.
The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate, masters, doctoral, and professional degrees. For questions about UTMB’s accreditation, please contact the Commission on Colleges at:
Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
1866 Southern Lane
Decatur, GA 30033–4097