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Innovative Training

Interprofessional Clinical Training

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Physician Assistant Training
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Clinical Nutrition Lab
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Physical Therapy Lab
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Opportunities Across Our Institution
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Prosthetics-Orthotics Fabrication
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Basic Life Support Training

88% of Faculty are Practicing Care Providers

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Simulated Preclinical Training
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Interprofessional Symposium
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High Quality Mentorship
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One-on-One Faculty Mentoring
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Individualized Attention
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Physician Assistant Preclinical Training

A Well-Rounded Curriculum for Your Foundation of Success

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Interprofessional Development
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Assessment Training
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Authentic Patient Interaction
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Smaller Class Sizes
Students sticking a practice needle in a dummy arm
Hands-On Training
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Design and Fabrication Skills

100% Employment of Graduates within 6 Months

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Advanced Practice Provider (APP) Placement
Students practicing physical therapy with each other
State-of-the-Art Clinical Skills
Student looking into a person's ear
Applied Clinical Experience
Nutrition student and a patient care technician looking over a patient's dinner order
Evidence-Based Practice
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Leading-Edge Training
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Patient-Centered Care

School of Health Professions

Advancing Health Care Delivery

Doctor of Applied Clinical Research

The Doctor of Applied Clinical Research Program provides rigorous training for health professionals who aim to pursue careers as independent clinician investigators.

Doctor of Physical Therapy

UT Southwestern’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program transforms dedicated students into expert physical therapists prepared to serve the health care needs of their communities with excellence.

Master of Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling

UT Southwestern’s Master of Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling Program provides world-class training in a field that transforms the lives of people with disabilities.

Master of Prosthetics-Orthotics

Our Master of Prosthetics-Orthotics Program gives students world-class training in one of health care’s most fascinating and rewarding professions.

Master of Physician Assistant Studies

UT Southwestern’s Master of Physician Assistant Studies Program prepares exceptional students for one of health care’s fastest growing and deeply rewarding careers.

Master of Radiation Therapy

UT Southwestern’s Master of Radiation Therapy Program provides world-class training that prepares you for a career in high-tech cancer treatment.

Master of Clinical Nutrition - Registered Dietitian/Licensed Health Professional Track

Our Master of Clinical Nutrition—Registered Dietitian/Licensed Health Professional Track gives registered dietitians and other licensed health professionals a powerful way to enhance their credentials in this life-changing profession.

Master of Clinical Nutrition - Coordinated Program

The Master of Clinical Nutrition—Coordinated Program gives students world-class training in a profession that helps people improve their health and enhance their lives.

Prosthetics-Orthotics Residency

The UT Southwestern School of Health Professions Prosthetics-Orthotics Program offers a one-year residency program in prosthetics or orthotics that meet the standards of the National Commission of Orthotic and Prosthetic Education.

Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency

The Department of Physical Therapy offers a one-year Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency Program accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association.

Sports Physical Therapy Residency

Our Sports Physical Therapy Residency Program is ideal for licensed physical therapists who are motivated to achieve a higher level of training and expertise.

Neurological Physical Therapy Residency

The Department of Physical Therapy offers a one-year Neurological Physical Therapy Residency Program accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association.

Prosthetics-Orthotics Review Course

Distance continuing education courses are for prosthetists, orthotists, board exam candidates, therapists, medical residents, or any health care professional with an interest in prosthetics and orthotics.

Camp John Marc

From a unique facility in Bosque County, Texas, Camp John Marc creates high-quality, year-round camping experiences for chronically ill and disabled children and their families.

Community Prevention and Intervention Unit (CPIU)

The Community Prevention and Intervention Unit (CPIU) of the Department of Health Care Sciences is involved in a wide spectrum of activities to help prevent sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV and other health-related conditions.


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