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SHP Prospective Students

Educating the Future of Health Care!

Established in 1891 as the University of Texas Medical Department, UTMB has grown from one building, 23 students and 13 faculty members to a modern health science center with campuses in Galveston, League City and Angleton, more than 3,200 students and about 900 faculty.

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB) includes schools of Medicine , Nursing , Health Professions and Graduate Biomedical Sciences, three institutes for advanced study, a major medical library , a network of hospitals and clinics that provide a full range of primary and specialized medical care and numerous research facilities. UTMB is a part of The University of Texas System and a member of the Texas Medical Center .

You are the next generation of health care professionals. We understand that choosing a university to continue your education is an important decision, and the program you choose should be one that will meet your unique goals.

We invite you to explore our programs of study ranging from an entry-level health care program to advanced degrees and certificates designed to prepare practicing health care professionals to reach their career goals.

The School of Health Professions is comprised of five academic units.

Please visit the program's website for specific information including admission requirements, curriculum, student outcomes, and accreditation.

The UTMB School of Health Professions offers:

Learn more when you view or download our viewbook (pdf).

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Virtual Campus Tour

Explore the School of Health Professions from Home or Anywhere!

Use our Virtual Tour to discover the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston Campus through videos, pictures, and more. Whether or not you've had the opportunity to visit our campus, these tours will give you a better perspective when it comes to what UTMB has to offer.

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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.

Contact Us

School of Health Professions
301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-1136

O: SHP/SON Bldg. Office 4.230
P: 409-772-3006
E: shprecrt@utmb.edu


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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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301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555

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