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The application deadline is December 3, at 5:00PM CST. Please follow this link to begin your application.

Welcome to Admissions & Diversity

The Texas Tech Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) School of Medicine offers students an excellent medical education experience. The medical education program emphasizes the principles of primary care and provides sound inter-disciplinary and inter-professional training that integrates basic sciences knowledge, clinical skill, diversity, and a humanistic approach focusing on high standards and comprehensive evaluation.

Why Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center?

A real-world medical education awaits aspiring physicians at Texas Tech School of Medicine. Changes in the health care system have created a demand for new types of physicians. Managed health care and other reforms have created a need for physicians with new skills. Our medical school curriculum addresses these needs. Why Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center?

Specific course requirements have been kept to a minimum to allow and encourage the student to have a broad and well-rounded education. The four-year curriculum provides a broad introduction to medical knowledge while developing the student's analytical and problem-solving skills. Students will have an opportunity for clinical experiences starting in the first year through formal class work and mentoring by practicing physicians.

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The M.D. Program

As a TTUHSC medical student, you can pursue any discipline or specialty. Our four-year MD program devotes three years to a dynamic, foundational blend of basic science, research and interdisciplinary clinical practice, followed by a final year of clinical specialization. It’s a curriculum that’s both deep and wide.


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Family Medicine Accelerated Track (FMAT)

As part of our deep commitment to advancing primary care, we pioneered the nation’s first accelerated Family Medicine program, which remains one of our signature offerings. Students pursuing a career in Family Medicine can apply for this three-year program during their first year of medical school. 
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Dual Degree Programs

For students interested in interprofessional careers and leadership opportunities that extend beyond patient care, we offer a number of popular dual degree programs in partnership with other TTUHSC schools and with Texas Tech University.

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Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
School of Medicine
Office of Admissions and Diversity | STOP 6216 
3601 4th Street
Lubbock, Texas 79430-6216
P: (806) 743-2297
F:(806) 743-2725

Office Hours
Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm