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Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Health Professions is dedicated to providing a high quality, inclusive and diverse, student-centered learning environment for graduate and undergraduate education in the health professions; advancing knowledge through scholarship and research; and providing clinical services that improve health and quality of life in Texas and the nation. MORE

Health Care Research Centers

The Center for Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, within the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, seeks to facilitate a collaborative effort among faculty in the programs of audiology, speech-language pathology and rehabilitation sciences within the School of Health Professions and faculty from other programs within TTUHSC and Texas Tech University who have interest and expertise in processing and production of auditory information, including linguistic stimuli.

The Center for Clinical Rehabilitation Research within the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences consists of three clinical research laboratories (Gait Evaluation Laboratory, Balance Assessment Laboratory, and Energy Cost Assessment Laboratory), and integrates and promotes interdisciplinary research and clinical services in the Rehabilitation Sciences.

Increasing Educational Access With Flexibility and Distance Learning

To increase educational access to health professionals who are serving communities throughout rural West Texas and the state, some programs rely extensively on non-traditional formats or distance education technologies. Read more below about the various programs offered by TTUHSC School of Health Professions that provide flexible access to an education:

"Grow Your Own" Faculty Development Program

The school has an active faculty development program to encourage and provide financial support for faculty who participate in doctoral studies. With critical national shortages of doctoral prepared faculty in the school's disciplines, this "grow your own" approach continues to strengthen the knowledge, skills and abilities of our faculty.