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Navigate Through Your Educational Pathway

We invite you to join us and learn more about the academic programs available at the School of Health Professions during an Open House session. Our faculty and staff will be available to answer your questions related to you as a prospective student.

Discussion topics include:

  • Prerequisite Advisement
  • Application for Admission Process
  • Interview Dates
  • Degree Tracks
  • Health Professions as they relate to health care delivery and career development
  • Campus Tour (weather permitting)
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Email Confirmation

Please check your spam and/or junk email folders for your SHP Open House email confirmation. The auto-generated email will come from shp.recruiting@utmb.edu. Unfortunately, email services have made their spam filters more stringent and these tougher guidelines can cause legitimate emails to be mistaken as spam or block them all together. If you do not receive an auto email confirmation, please download and print the email confirmation letter below.

Download & Print: Email Confirmation Letter

2017-2018 Open House Dates

Sessions begin promptly at their designated start time and have a scheduled agenda; they are not "come and go" sessions. Please be courteous and arrive on time.

Note: Not all departments host monthly open house sessions.

Clinical Laboratory Sciences

Clinical Laboratory Science (CLS)

Website: Clinical Laboratory Science

Next Sessions

  • Friday, November 17, 2017
    10:00 am - 12:00 noon
    Room/Lab 2.218
  • Friday, December 1, 2017
    10:00 am - 12:00 noon
    Room/Lab 2.218
  • 2018 Dates Coming Soon

For admissions information, please contact clsadmin@utmb.edu.

MSc in Health Professions

Master of Science in Health Professions (MSHP)

Website: Master of Science in Health Professions

No current Open House sessions scheduled.

Please contact shpmhp@utmb.edu for more information.

Nutrition & Metabolism

Nutrition & Metabolism (N&M)

Website: Nutrition & Metabolism

View: N&M's Virtual Open House (For those unable to attend an on-campus open house)

Next Sessions

  • Friday, November 17, 2017
    11:00 am - 12:45 pm
    Room 1.444
  • Friday, January 19, 2018
    1:00 - 2:45 pm
    Room 1.418
  • Friday, November 16, 2018
    1:00 - 2:45 pm
    Room 1.418

Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy (OT)

Website: Occupational Therapy

Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) Sessions

  • Friday, February 16, 2018
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room 1.304
  • Friday, March 16, 2018
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room 1.304
  • Friday, May 18, 2018
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room 1.304
  • Friday, June 15, 2018
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room 1.304
  • Friday, July 21, 2018
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room 1.304
  • Friday, September 21, 2018
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room 1.304
  • Friday, October 19, 2018
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room 1.304

Post Professional Doctorate (OTD) Sessions

  • Friday, February 16, 2018
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room TBA
  • Friday, March 16, 2018
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room TBA
  • Friday, May 18, 2018
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room TBA
  • Friday, June 15, 2018
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room TBA
  • Friday, July 21, 2018
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room TBA
  • Friday, September 21, 2018
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room TBA
  • Friday, October 19, 2018
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room TBA

Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy (PT)

Website: Physical Therapy

Note: There is a difference between these two programs. The PTA/DPT Bridge sessions are only open to practicing Physical Therapist Assistants.

Entry-Level Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Sessions

  • Friday, March 16, 2018
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room 1.202
  • Friday, May 18, 2018
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room 1.202
  • Friday, July 21, 2018
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room 1.202
  • Friday, September 21, 2018
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room 1.202

Physical Therapist Assistants/Doctor of Physical Therapy (PTA/DPT Bridge) Sessions

  • Friday, March 16, 2018
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    Room 1.202
  • Friday, May 18, 2018
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    Room 1.202
  • Friday, July 21, 2018
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    Room 1.202
  • Friday, September 21, 2018
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    Room 1.202

Physician Assistant Studies

Physician Assistant Studies (PAS)

Website: Physician Assistant Studies

Next Sessions

  • Friday, March 23, 2018
    1:00 - 2:45 pm
    Room 1.304
  • Friday, April 20, 2018
    1:00 - 2:45 pm
    Room 1.304
  • Friday, May 18, 2018
    3:00 - 5:00 pm
    Room 1.304
  • Friday, June 15, 2018
    1:00 - 2:45 pm
    Room 1.304
  • Friday, July 21, 2018
    1:00 - 2:45 pm
    Room 1.304
  • Friday, October 19, 2018
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room 1.304

Respiratory Care

Respiratory Care (RC)

Website: Respiratory Care

Next Sessions

  • Friday, November 17, 2017
    1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Room/Office 4.506
  • 2018 Dates Coming Soon

Parking and Arrival Info

Parking

Public Garage #2 - 1011 Harborside Drive, Galveston, Texas 77550

Parking cost is the responsibility of attendees. The parking fee in this garage is $1.75 per hour, with a maximum charge of $14 per day.

Visit: UTMB Public Parking website

Directions

School of Health Professions Building

1114 Mechanic Street
Galveston, Texas 77555

To locate our building, please use the UTMB printable campus map (pdf). The School of Health Professions is identified as Building 57.

  1. Take I-45 South which becomes Broadway when you arrive in Galveston.
  2. Continue to travel Broadway turning left at the light at 14th Street.
  3. Proceed on 14th Street to Harborside Drive and turn right.
  4. A few blocks on the right will be the public parking structure (Building P 2).
  5. After parking, exit the garage and walk one block towards Building 17
  6. At this intersection (11th Street and Harborside), take a left and walk one block.
  7. Our building is across the street on the right.

View: UTMB Campus Map for specific building/structure locations

Note: We do have quite of bit of construction in progress so please excuse our detours while we build the future road ahead!