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The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth Houston) is primarily a graduate-level university focusing on the health sciences. Located in the prestigious Texas Medical Center, UTHealth Houston consists of six schools - offering programs in biomedical science, dentistry, biomedical and health informatics, medicine, nursing, and public health.

UTHealth Houston's academic degree programs are listed by CIP Code on the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board's CIP Program Inventory Report.

Cizik School of Nursing

BSN
MSN
DNP
PhD

McGovern Medical School

MD
MS in Clinical Research

MD Anderson UTHealth Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

MS in Biomedical Sciences
MS in Genetic Counseling
MS in Medical Physics
PhD in Biomedical Sciences
PhD in Medical Physics
Graduate Certificate in Medical Physics

School of Biomedical Informatics

MS in Biomedical Informatics
PhD in Biomedical Informatics
DHI in Health Informatics
Graduate Certificate in Public Health Informatics
Non-Degree Graduate Certificate Offerings

School of Dentistry

DDS
MSD
BS in Dental Hygiene
MS in Dental Hygiene
Certificate in Advanced Education Programs
(Endodontics, Orthodontics, Pediatric Dentistry
 Periodontics, and Prosthodontics)
Certificate in Dental Hygiene

School of Public Health

MPH in Public Health
MS in Public Health
DrPH in Public Health
PhD in Public Health
Graduate Certificate in Public Health
Graduate Certificate in Public Health Informatics
Non-Degree Graduate Certificate Offerings

Dual Degree Programs and Pathways:

UTHealth Houston schools, through internal collaborations, create opportunities for students to earn two degrees simultaneously while enrolled at the university. These internal dual degree and pathways include:
  • MD/PhD 
    McGovern Medical School and MD Anderson UTHealth Graduate School
  • MD/MPH 
    McGovern Medical School and UTHealth School of Public Health
  • MD/MS
    McGovern Medical School and UTHealth School of Biomedical Informatics
  • MS/MPH 
    UTHealth School of Biomedical Informatics and UTHealth School of Public Health
  • PhD/MPH
    UTHealth School of Biomedical Informatics and UTHealth School of Public Health
  • MPH/DDS
    UTHealth School of Public Health and UTHealth School of Dentistry
  • MPH/DH (Accelerated Master's Program)
    UTHealth School of Public Health and UTHealth School of Dentistry
UTHealth Houston schools also collaborate with a multitude of accredited institutions across Texas to create dual degree programs and accelerated master's programs (4+1). For up-to-date information please visit the school websites.

UTHealth School of Public Health

UTHealth School of Biomedical Informatics

 McGovern Medical School

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award certificate, baccalaureate, masters, doctorate and special professional degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.