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Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is college with 1346 students located in Lubbock, TX.

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Overview

Overview

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Welcome to Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, where a dedication to education, patient care and research has made an impact on the health of West Texas and beyond for almost 40 years.

To date we have trained more than 10,000 health care professionals, and we meet the health care needs of more than 2.5 million people who live throughout a vast 108-county are stretching from the Texas Panhandle south to the Permian Basin and west into Eastern New Mexico.

We have established ourselves as a leader in education and patient care and are building a top-ranked research environment with significant studies under way in areas such as aging, cancer, reproduction, genetic diseases and rural health. In addition, our location adjacent to Texas Tech University provides a unique opportunity for advancement of knowledge through scientific collaborations.

Beginning in 1969 as Texas Tech University School of Medicine, today TTUHSC is a seven-school university located in Abilene, Amarillo, Dallas/Fort Worth, El Paso, Lubbock, Midland and Odessa.

Student Life

Student Life

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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 1,346
Gender 16% Male / 84% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 89% Full Time / 11% Part Time
Geography 95% In State / 5% Out of State / 0% International
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 53%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
International 0%
Hispanic/Latino 23%
Ethnicity Unknown 5%
Black or African American 12%
Asian 6%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

Student Services

  • Computer Services: libraries wireless network available
  • Facilities
  • Special Needs Services: services and/or facilities for hearing impaired partial services for students with learning disabilities services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders services and/or facilities for visually impaired wheelchair accessibility
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (86%), Communication Sciences and Disorders (5%), Health/Health Care Administration/Management (3%), Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist (3%), Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences (0%)

Majors Offered

Bachelor's

A program that prepares individuals to conduct and supervise complex medical tests, clinical trials, and research experiments; manage clinical laboratories; and consult with physicians and clinical researchers on diagnoses, disease causation and spread, and research outcomes. Includes instruction in the theory and practice of hematology, clinical chemistry, microbiology, immunology, immunohematology, physiological relationships to test results, laboratory procedures and quality assurance controls, test and research design and implementation, analytic techniques, laboratory management, data development and reporting, medical informatics, and professional standards and regulations.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists
Perform complex medical laboratory tests for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. May train or supervise staff.

A program that focuses on the application of biomedical, psychological, and physical principles to the study of the scientific bases, development, and treatment of speech, language, hearing, and cognitive communication problems caused by disease, injury, or disability. Includes instruction in language science, hearing science, speech and voice science, biology of communication, behavioral linguistics, psychology, and applications to the development of diagnostic and rehabilitative strategies and technologies.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Speech-Language Pathologists
Assess and treat persons with speech, language, voice, and fluency disorders. May select alternative communication systems and teach their use. May perform research related to speech and language problems.
Audiologists
Assess and treat persons with hearing and related disorders. May fit hearing aids and provide auditory training. May perform research related to hearing problems.

A general, introductory, undifferentiated, or joint program in health services occupations that prepares individuals for either entry into specialized training programs or for a variety of concentrations in the allied health area. Includes instruction in the basic sciences, research and clinical procedures, and aspects of the subject matter related to various health occupations.

A program that prepares individuals to develop, plan, and manage health care operations and services within health care facilities and across health care systems. Includes instruction in planning, business management, financial management, public relations, human resources management, health care systems operation and management, health care resource allocation and policy making, health law and regulations, and applications to specific types of health care services.

Job Opportunities:

Medical and Health Services Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate medical and health services in hospitals, clinics, managed care organizations, public health agencies, or similar organizations.

A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance.

Job Opportunities:

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary
Demonstrate and teach patient care in classroom and clinical units to nursing students. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Registered Nurses
Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required.

Administration & Faculty

President Tedd L. Mitchell, M.D.
Accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Full-time Faculty 906
Student : Faculty Ratio 5 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 53 : 46
Percentage of Faculty Members
Tenured Faculty 16
Tenure Track Faculty 9
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 73
International Faculty 6

Finance

Finance

Sticker Price

In-State

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $5,425 Same as On-Campus
Fees $2,665 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A N/A
Books N/A N/A
Total (before financial aid) $8,090 $8,090

Out-of-State

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $16,399 Same as On-Campus
Fees $2,815 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A N/A
Books N/A N/A
Total (before financial aid) $19,214 $19,214

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://www.ttuhsc.edu/financialaid/.

Estimate the net price for you at http://www.ttuhsc.edu.

Alumni and Outcomes

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