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.

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After Graduation

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. In compliance with SACS accreditation, UT MD Anderson's Faculty & Academic affairs ensures that the School's Quality & Enhancement Plan (QEP) plays a vital role in the School of Health Professions.