18 Characteristics of Texas Public Doctoral Programs

18 Characteristics of Texas Public Doctoral Programs

UTMB Health produced this report to comply with Texas Administrative Code Title 19, Part 1, Chapter 5, Subchapter C, Rule §5.51, which states:

Each public university and health-related institution with one or more doctoral programs on its program inventory shall collect and publish information on its website regarding the "18 Characteristics of Doctoral Education" as approved by the Board, on a schedule determined by the Commissioner. Each institution must develop and implement a plan for using the 18 Characteristics for ongoing evaluation and quality improvement of each doctoral program.

Readers may obtain additional information from the THECB web site here


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