School of Health Professions

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At HSC’s School of Health Professions, our programs prepare students for a challenging and rewarding career in health care. Our students are provided the knowledge and skills to improve the health and well-being of populations and individuals, from prevention and treatment to rehabilitation.

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Graduate Degree in the nation to combine Lifestyle Medicine with Health & Wellness Coaching


Our Master of Physician Assistant Studies program's ranking in U.S. News and World Report


First-time pass rate on the Federation of State Boards Physical Therapy exam

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Thinking of taking the next step in your health care career with one of our programs? Talk to one of our admissions counselors and learn how you can reshape the future of patient care.

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Latest News

TCOM Student re-appointed to national student organization’s board

By Steven Bartolotta Sabri Zooper’s work on a national level for the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (TCOM) and osteopathic medicine is continuing for another year. The fourth-year TCOM student… Read More ≫

TCOM’s Dr. John Licciardone receives grant from the American Osteopathic Association

By Steven Bartolotta The American Osteopathic Association has awarded a $100,000 grant to Dr. John Licciardone, Executive Director of the Osteopathic Research Center and its PRECISION Pain Research Registry for the research project… Read More ≫

HSC to sponsor Chair for Teaching Excellence in Secondary Science award by the Fort Worth Independent School District

By Diane Smith-Pinckney The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC) is working with the Fort Worth Independent School District to reward outstanding educators by sponsoring the Chair for Teaching Excellence… Read More ≫

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Diversity & Inclusion

The School of Health Professions is more than a place to receive an education – We are a COMMUNITY! Our community of health professionals are committed to creating a diverse and equal opportunity for all individuals. Our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Team works day-in and day-out to promote an understanding of diversity in thought practice and health care education to meet the needs of a dynamic global society.

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Heroes in Action

PT professor and students working through exercises in a classroom

“Dr. Quiben’s cardio class and emergency preparedness lab practicals did a great job preparing me for clinic. Currently I’m working in a private practice, and I had a patient who went into cardiac arrest and had to call 911. Looking back on the event, I realized I used all the steps she taught me for evaluation and communication with EMS, including SBAR.” –

Nathan Kent, HSC PT alumni

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Jeff Mott, PA Faculty member, was deployed with Team Rubicon to aid in hurricane relief. He mobilized as the team medic and safety officer with the lead element for the Team Rubicon Disaster Response element in support of Hurricane Laura. Team Rubicon is comprised of 123,000 military veterans putting their skills to use in support of disaster response worldwide.

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Ashley Lilburn, a Lifestyle Practitioner and currently a Master of Science student in our Lifestyle Medicine program. When Ashley’s young daughter started experiencing unexplained chronic illness, it pushed her to delve much deeper into Neuropathic Healing and grew her passion for empowering individuals and families to explore their health and healing journey.

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