We Provide the Opportunities; You Provide the Passion
At Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC), you are our passion; we work with purpose to develop programs that give you an abundance of opportunities. In our classrooms, clinics, and laboratories, your future in health care will advance under the transformative watch of dedicated professors and researchers. At TTUHSC, we see the 'bigger picture' of your journey. Our school gives you access to award-winning faculty, cutting-edge approaches, plus we encourage a balanced quality of life, with personal and professional growth. Welcome, your future starts here.
Discover Your Path
You may know right-off what you'd like to study; perhaps you would like to become a nurse, a pharmacist, or a biochemist. Maybe you are still deciding which health care career path to follow. The good news at TTUHSC: our five schools and five campuses offer students a comprehensive menu of health care education choices that lead to career options around the world. Explore our schools below.
Explore Our Schools, Setup a Tour
The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences offers master's and doctoral degrees in seven areas of study - cell and molecular biology; biochemistry and molecular genetics; medical microbiology; pharmaceutical sciences; pharmacology and neuroscience; and physiology. A master's degree is also offered in biotechnology.
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The School of Health Professions offers twenty-one degree programs ranging from a certificate to a clinical doctorate in rehabilitation sciences, clinical laboratory sciences and primary care, speech, language and hearing sciences, clinical counseling and health care administration.
Three elements form the basis of the TTUHSC School of Medicine mission – teaching physicians, providing health care of the highest quality to the people of West Texas and conducting research to unlock continuing medical mysteries. By providing a balance of experience in these three areas of focus, and by placing an emphasis upon primary care, the TTUHSC School of Medicine continually strives to improve health care for generations of West Texans.
The TTUHSC School of Nursing is committed to developing innovative educational pathways for students that lead them to many successful and rewarding nursing career possibilities. Nurses who have earned a bachelor's degree can further their education and expand their career opportunities by choosing from three Master's of Science in Nursing tracks or from four nurse practitioner tracks, some of which are offered online.
TTUHSC's Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) program employs cutting-edge technology to educate students, yet maintains the time-tested traditions and values associated with the pharmacy profession. Small classes and competitive students ensure that graduates are prepared for careers in all areas of pharmacy, including community pharmacy and institutional pharmacy practice.
Funding your Education
We believe in making TTUHSC affordable for all who wish to serve their communities.
To that end, we seek future health care practitioners, regardless of their family’s
financial circumstances. Grants, scholarships and financial aid are available. Please
let us guide you through the process of paying for your degree. Start here.
Life Beyond the Classroom
Come to TTUHSC to learn, to join and to lead in one of our many clubs, organizations
and academic societies. These are great ways to enjoy a balanced quality of life and
for you to grow personally and professionally. Expand your comfort zone, make new
friends and make lifelong memories. Find out more.
Meet your future TTUHSC students:
Empowering Medical Students
Growing up, Briget Hyde, a second-year medical student, didn't see doctors that looked like her. When she was accepted into the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) School of Medicine, she wanted to help empower not just other minority medical students but also younger students from elementary to college. “To be able to be that role model for a child or aspiring medical student is a blessing and one of the best gifts I can give to others and to myself,” Hyde said. More
Making a Difference: The Free Clinic Extraordinary Volunteers
Growing up in Lubbock, I’ve had the opportunity of witnessing change and growth. This was particularly evident in the medical field, as multiple hospitals and clinics were built to accommodate the greater West Texas area. However, I also knew that certain groups of people were being left behind. Those who could not afford to pay out of pocket and, for whatever reason, were not on any type of insurance, were overlooked. More