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 Students Partner with TRHA for Big Bend Border Medical Mission Trip

By Steven Bartolotta and Mallory McMahon The Texas Rural Health Association chapter at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth spent spring break on their second… Read More ≫

HSC leads health literacy outreach in a seven-state region thanks to $6.4 million grant

By Diane Smith-Pinckney Federal funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will allow The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC) to serve as a leader in health literacy outreach. Gibson D.… Read More ≫

HSC students help register people for COVID-19 vaccines in hard-to-reach communities

By Diane Smith-Pinckney   HSC student Megan Dole has a mission to help residents in hard-to-reach communities get protected against COVID-19. “The more people who get vaccinated the better,” said… 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

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“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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