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About the School

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center School of Health Professions, in concert with the mission and visions of MD Anderson Cancer Center, is committed to the education of health care professionals, through formal academic programs that award institutional certificates and degrees in health sciences.

Mission 

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center School of Health Professions, in concert with the mission and visions of MD Anderson Cancer Center, is committed to the education of health care professionals, through formal academic programs that award institutional certificates and degrees in health sciences.

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center School of Health Professions faculty is committed to:

Setting the standard for world class didactic and clinical instruction necessary for program graduates to perform procedures within a specialty area, to integrate and relate clinical data, and to solve problems related to the production of clinical results

Meeting the current and future needs of health science professions by developing and implementing formal academic didactic and clinical education programs incorporating state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment techniques

Developing, understanding and appreciating research and quality management programs; providing the skills necessary to establish quality control measures and to make appropriate decisions to maintain accuracy and precision

Instilling a professional code of conduct related to patients, health care professionals and the public that demonstrates the highest regard for human dignity and life

Identifying the value of lifelong learning of students and graduates through continued education and professional competence

Vision

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center School of Health Professions faculty is committed to:

Setting the standard for world class didactic and clinical instruction necessary for program graduates to perform procedures within a specialty area, to integrate and relate clinical data, and to solve problems related to the production of clinical results

Meeting the current and future needs of health science professions by developing and implementing formal academic didactic and clinical education programs incorporating state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment techniques

Developing, understanding and appreciating research and quality management programs; providing the skills necessary to establish quality control measures and to make appropriate decisions to maintain accuracy and precision

Instilling a professional code of conduct related to patients, health care professionals and the public that demonstrates the highest regard for human dignity and life

Identifying the value of lifelong learning of students and graduates through continued education and professional competence

Accreditation

The School's eight baccalaureate programs are accredited or approved by nationally recognized agencies, including the:

American Society for Clinical Pathology 
33 West Monroe Street, Suite 1600
Chicago, IL 60603
Phone (312)541.4999, Fax (312).541.4998
www.ascp.org


National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)
5600 N. River Road, Suite 720
Rosemont, IL 60018
Telephone: (773) 714-8880
www.naacls.org

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
35 East Wacker Drive - Suite 1970
Chicago, IL 60601
Telephone: (312) 553-9355
www.caahep.org


Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
20 West Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL, 60606
Telephone: (312) 704-5300
www.jrcert.org

 

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to award degrees at the baccalaureate, master's and doctoral levels.

Contact the SACS organization directly to:

- learn about the accreditation status of the institution
- file a third-party comment at the time of the institution’s decennial review
- file a complaint against the institution for alleged non-compliance with a standard or requirement 

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Commission on Colleges (SACS)
1866 Southern Lane
Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097
Phone: 404-679-4501
Fax: 404-679-4558 
www.sacscoc.org

Inquiries about the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center School of Health Professions (SHP), such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc.., should be addressed directly to the institution and not to the SACS office.

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
School of Health Professions
1515 Holcombe Blvd. - Unit 2
Houston, TX 77030-4009
Phone: 713-745-1205 Fax:: 713-792-0800

Student Academic Support Services

This page describes a variety of services available to School of Health Professions students., including academic advising, and  library facilities and campus security. 

Trainee and Alumni Affairs (713-563-3377)

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Trainee and Alumni Student Affairs office serves students in the School of Health Professions as well as The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSBS).  

Student Life

This page summarizes available student activities and resources -- including student government, Office of International Affairs, and the UTHSC-H Recreation Center. 


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