Academics

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

Medical School
PHD
MD/PhD
MD/MPH
Certificate in Public Health
MD/OMS
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
DDS
MS in Dental Graduate Specialty Programs
BS in Dental Hygiene
Certificate in Advanced Education Programs
Certificate in Dental Hygiene

School of Nursing
BSN
MSN
DNP
PhD 

School of Public Health
Certificate in Public Health
MPH in Public Health
MS in Public Health
DrPH in Public Health
PhD in Public Health

Residency & Fellowships

Advanced Education Programs - School of Dentistry
Graduate Medical Education
- Medical School
Residency Programs - Medical School

Joint Programs

MD/PhD
MS/MPH
MSN/MPH
MSW/MPH (in conjunction w/the Univ. of Houston)
DDS/PhD
JD/MPH (in conjunction w/the Univ. of Houston)
PhD/MPH
MD/MPH
MD/OMS
DDS/MPH

Continuing Education

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

Quick Links

Registrar's Office
School Catalogs

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.