Master of Science in Health Professions

Academics & Accreditation

Program Goals

The UTMB School of Health Professions offers a distance learning Master 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 Therapist Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist 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.


The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, masters, doctoral, and professional degrees. For questions about UTMB's accreditation, please contact the Commission on Colleges at:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
1866 Southern Lane
Decatur, GA 30033-4097

P: 404-679-4500
F: 404-679-4556

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