18 Required Characteristics of Texas Public Doctoral Programs

This page provides links to the 18 Characteristics of Doctoral Programs offered by UT Southwestern Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, as required by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

Doctoral Programs at UT Southwestern Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Division of Basic Science

Division of Clinical Science

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board 18 Characteristics of Texas Doctoral Programs Requirement

In 2008, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) set a requirement for all state public institutions of higher education to publish 18 specifically defined characteristics of each doctoral program offered. The definitions of the characteristics can be found on the THECB website.