About Us

The UT Southwestern School of Health Professions is a leader in training students to meet the challenges and opportunities in a wide range of dynamic fields, including clinical nutrition, emergency medical services, medical laboratory sciences, physical therapy, physician assistant studies, prosthetics-orthotics, radiation therapy, and rehabilitation counseling. More than 300 students enroll each year for studies at the post-baccalaureate certificate, master's, and doctorate levels.

Our acclaimed faculty members prepare students in a variety of health care delivery settings, provide high-quality patient and client services, and conduct ongoing research and professional development. In every program, we strive to contribute strong leadership that improves the educational process and extends the health-care delivery system.

Our setting –  in the heart of a world-renowned medical center and collaborative relationships with UT Southwestern basic and clinical scientists –provides rich resources that complement classroom learning with hands-on experience. You’ll learn with faculty members who are active clinicians, researchers, and leaders in their fields. And you’ll have access to outstanding clinical training facilities in UT Southwestern’s hospitals and affiliated institutions.

We invite you to explore your future as a UT Southwestern-trained health professional.