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Texas A & M University Health Science Center

Texas A & M University Health Science Center is college with 243 students located in Bryan, TX.

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The mission of the HSC is to dedicate the full measure of our resources and abilities to advancing the knowledge and technologies of our professions, and to bringing Texans the finest in health education, promotion and care. Because of our work, people's lives are changed - across our state, around the nation and throughout the world.

Our university is a premier assembly of colleges devoted to educating health professionals and researchers of extraordinary competence and integrity. Our faculty, staff and students are united by a belief that all people, regardless of geography, economics or culture, deserve the benefits of compassionate care, superior science and exceptional health education. The Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) was established in 1999 after receiving original approval from the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents in September 1997. Created to consolidate major health-related elements within the Texas A&M University System, the TAMHSC serves the people of Texas through a statewide and multidisciplinary approach to community health. Original units in the consolidation included the Texas A&M University College of Medicine, Baylor College of Dentistry, the Institute of Biosciences and Technology, and the then-proposed School of Rural Public Health and Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (now School of Graduate Studies).

Since then, the Texas A&M Health Science Center has continued to evolve and grow. It received full 10-year accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools in 2003, and is up for accreditation again in 2012.

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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 243
Gender 8% Male / 92% Female
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 83%
Hispanic/Latino 8%
Ethnicity Unknown 2%
Black or African American 2%
Asian 4%

Student Services

  • Career And Alumni Services
  • Hospital

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Nursing Science (75%), Dental Hygiene/Hygienist (24%)

Majors Offered

Bachelor's

A program that prepares individuals to clean teeth and apply preventive materials, provide oral health education and treatment counseling to patients, identify oral pathologies and injuries, and manage dental hygiene practices. Includes instruction in dental anatomy, microbiology, and pathology; dental hygiene theory and techniques; cleaning equipment operation and maintenance; dental materials; radiology; patient education and counseling; office management; supervised clinical training; and professional standards.

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.
Dental Hygienists
Clean teeth and examine oral areas, head, and neck for signs of oral disease. May educate patients on oral hygiene, take and develop x rays, or apply fluoride or sealants.

A research program that focuses on the study of advanced clinical practices, research methodologies, the administration of complex nursing services, and that prepares nurses to further the progress of nursing research through experimentation and clinical applications.

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

Interim President Mr. Jere Pederson
Accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Full-time Faculty 345
Student : Faculty Ratio 4 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 60 : 40
Percentage of Faculty Members
Tenured Faculty 32
Tenure Track Faculty 23
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 44

Finance

Finance

Sticker Price

In-State

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $4,928 Same as On-Campus
Fees $4,788 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A N/A
Books N/A N/A
Total (before financial aid) $9,716 $9,716

Out-of-State

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $16,160 Same as On-Campus
Fees $4,788 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A N/A
Books N/A N/A
Total (before financial aid) $20,948 $20,948

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://www.tamhsc.edu/education/finaid/index.html.

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