Working together to work wonders by educating tomorrow’s healers through groundbreaking research and excellent patient care.

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The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is dedicated to educating tomorrow's health professionals and researchers, pursuing exciting new biomedical knowledge, and providing compassionate care for the people of Texas and beyond.

The UTMB School of Health Professions provides first-rate education from renowned faculty in a unique location, ensuring that students can make important contributions to health science history.

Our SHP faculty and staff will guide you and respect you as an individual - one who will make a real difference in the lives of others. Come join us, and help us work together to work wonders.

Fast Facts


As the first academic health center in Texas and among the oldest in the nation, UTMB has helped define health care for generations.

All four schools in the UTMB Academic Enterprise (School of Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions and Graduate School Biomedical Sciences) have conferred more than 40,000 degrees throughout their history.


The School of Health Professions was the first school of its kind in the Southwest U.S. when it opened its doors in 1968. SHP celebrated their 50th Anniversary in 2018.

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