The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is primarily a graduate-level university focusing on the health sciences. Located in the prestigious Texas Medical Center, UTHealth is the most comprehensive academic health center in the Southwestern United States - the only one in Texas with six schools -offering programs in biomedical science, dentistry, health informatics, medicine, nursing, and public health.
Interdisciplinary studies are encouraged at the university with eleven joint degree programs.
Degrees & Certificates
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
MS in Biomedical Sciences
PhD in Biomedical Sciences
Certificate in Public Health
MS in Clinical Research
School of Biomedical Informatics
Certificate in Health Informatics
Certificate in Applied Health Informatics
Certificate in Public Health Informatics
MS in Health Informatics (with applied health informatics focus)
MS in Health Informatics
PhD in Health Informatics
School of Dentistry
MS in Dental Graduate Specialty Programs
BS in Dental Hygiene
Certificate in Advanced Education Programs
Certificate in Dental Hygiene
Residency & Fellowships
MSW/MPH (in conjunction w/the Univ. of Houston)
JD/MPH (in conjunction w/the Univ. of Houston)
Educational Community Service (summer programs, teacher training, etc.)
Medical School Continuing Education
School of Dentistry Continuing Education
School of Nursing Continuing Education
School of Public Health, SWCOEH Continuing Education
The Office of Academic Affairs direct campus wide academic strategic planning efforts and is responsible for leading the health science center in its Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) re-accreditation.
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, to award certificate, bachelor, masters, doctoral, and professional degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia, 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4501 for questions about the accreditation of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.