A legacy of academic excellence
Since 1994, the School of Health Professions has provided an academic and clinical education within The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Students receive a comprehensive, unparalleled education by learning directly from the best cancer physicians in the world.
View the video to learn more about the evolution of the School's programs and offerings.
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 healthcare professionals, through formal academic programs that award institutional certificates and degrees in health sciences.
Peter Hu elected to UT Shine Academy
Peter Hu, Ph.D., professor and dean ad interim in our School of Health Professions, has been selected as a member of the 2019 incoming class for the UT Kenneth I. Shine, M.D., Academy of Health Science Education. This honor is bestowed upon up to 16 faculty members from the UT System’s six health institutions every year.
He was honored for his ongoing leadership within the School of Health Professions and his dedication to undergraduate and graduate students. Since joining MD Anderson in 1995, he’s served in a variety of clinical and academic roles, and he is the founding director of the Molecular Genetic Technology and Diagnostic Genetics degree programs.
Congratulations, Dr. Hu!
SHP by the Numbers
degree programs offered
students enrolled for 2017-18 academic year
estimated cost of 2018-19 tuition and fees for Texas residents
Detecting cell abnormalities
A histotechnologist prepares tissue for microscopic examination -- an important part of the process to establish and confirm a patient's diagnosis. Histotechnologists make the invisible world of tissue structure visible under a microscope.