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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.

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Diversity and Inclusion Statement

The University of Texas Medical Branch, School of Health Professions is committed to recruiting and admitting a diverse class of highly qualified students. This includes applicants of all ethnicities, races, cultures, ages, gender, sexual identities, religions and life experiences represented in the population of the State of Texas.

  • Respiratory Care earns 2023-2024 AARC Apex Recognition Award

    February 23, 2023, 18:31 PM by UTMB SHP

    Congratulations to the UTMB SHP Department of Respiratory Care for receiving the American Association for Respiratory Care Apex Recognition Award. This award is given to departments that are committed to excellence in professional development, evidence-based care, patient safety, and quality improvement.

  • ASAHP presents Dean Brown with leadership award at annual conference

    October 27, 2022, 16:08 PM by Carla Bradley

    The Association of Schools Advancing Health Professions (ASAHP) recently recognized Dr. David Brown, Senior Vice President and Dean of the School of Health Professions as a Fellows Program Award recipient on October 19, 2022 during their ASAHP’s annual conference held in Southern California.

Academic Calendar

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30AprilRegistration and Fee Payment Deadlines – Summer 2023 (all students)
8MayClasses Begin – Summer 2023
15MayLast Day to Add or Drop a Course by 5:00 pm – Summer 2023 (Census Date)
29MayMemorial Day – School Closed
19JuneJuneteenth – School Closed
4JulyIndependence Day – School Closed
24JulyLast Day to Withdraw from a Course with a "W" – Summer 2023
31JulyStudy Day – No Classes
1AugustOnline Registration for Fall 2023 Opens at 8:00 am for Returning Students
1-4AugustFinal Examination Period
4AugustLast Day of Summer 2023 Semester (Diploma date - August 18, 2023)
11AugustGrades Due by 12:00 Noon for Summer 2023 (Graduating Students)
15AugustGrades Due by 12:00 Noon for Summer 2023 (Returning Students)
18AugustCommencement for SHP Students (for terms Fall 2022, Spring 2023 & Summer 2023)

Last Updated: 03-MAY-2023

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UTMB SHP Mission

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.

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Galveston, TX 77555

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