School of Health Professions
Comprehensive Education at the School of Health Professions
Graduates of our programs earn either a certificate or a bachelor of science degree. Our world-class tertiary care center performs more than five million cytogenetic, histologic, or other laboratory tests and more than 200,000 radiation therapy procedures annually, from the relatively uncomplicated to the highly specialized. This ensures that our School of Health Professions faculty can provide our students with a comprehensive education that includes the entire spectrum of laboratory testing and radiation treatment procedures.
The School of Health Professions students enter the job market with a wide range of skills and knowledge and routinely score in the top 25% on the national certification exams. Upon graduation and certification they are often recruited by leading health care organizations at competitive salaries.
The School's programs are accredited or approved by nationally recognized agencies, including:
- American Society for Clinical Pathology
33 West Monroe Street, Suite 1600
Chicago, IL 60603
Phone (312)541.4999, Fax 312.541.4998
- National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)
5600 N. River Road, Suite 720
Rosemont, IL 60018
Telephone: (773) 714-888
- Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
35 East Wacker Drive - Suite 1970
Chicago, IL 60601
Telephone: (312) 553-9355
- Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
20 West Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL, 60606
Telephone: (312) 704-5300
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award degrees at the baccalaureate, master's and doctoral levels.