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General Information

The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) is a separate university in the Texas Tech University System and includes the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, School of Allied Health Sciences, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, and School of Pharmacy. The Paul L. Foster School of Medicine and the Gayle Greve Hunt School of Nursing are housed in El Paso, Texas. The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center meets the health care needs of more than 2.5 million people who live throughout a vast 108-county area stretching from the Texas Panhandle south to the Permian Basin and west into Eastern New Mexico. TTUHSC has regional campuses in Abilene, Amarillo, Dallas/Fort Worth, and Midland/Odessa.

This catalog section highlights the Health Sciences Center programs that cooperate with Texas Tech University to offer undergraduate and graduate programs in selected areas related to the health sciences. TTUHSC is accredited by/is a candidate for accreditation with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, master’s, and doctorate degrees and certificates. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, or call 404.679.4500 for questions about the accreditation of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (Please note: All other inquiries regarding the educational programs of TTUHSC, admissions requirements, financial aid, etc. should be directed to the respective TTUHSC office and not to the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The Commission should be contacted only if there is evidence that appears to support the institution’s significant non-compliance with a requirement or standard. Additional information is available at

Medical PavillionThe School of Allied Health Sciences offers degree programs in athletic training; clinical laboratory science; clinical services management; occupational therapy; physical therapy;rehabilitation sciences; physician assistant studies; speech-language pathology; audiology; communication sciences and disorders; speech, language, and hearing sciences; molecular pathology; clinical practice management; and rehabilitation counseling

The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences offers programs at the master’s and doctoral level within the following: biotechnology (master’s only); public health (master’s only); pharmaceutical sciences; and biomedical sciences with research concentrations in premedical sciences (master’s only), cell and molecular biology, biochemistry and molecular genetics, immunology and infectious diseases, pharmacology and neuroscience, and cell physiology and molecular biophysics.

The School of Nursing offers bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs and collaborates with the Texas Woman’s University College of Nursing to offer a Ph.D.

Prospective students and others interested in services for students with disabilities should make inquiries to the program offices. Qualified students are considered for admission without regard to
race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or disability.