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Study at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, also known as TTUHSC, is a state university located in Texas, United States. It was established in the year 1969. The institution has campuses in Lubbock, Amarillo, Dallas, El PasoMarble Fall, Abilene, and Odessa. The university awards several degrees and programs in diverse fields of study. TTUHSC is divided into the following academic schools:
  • Anita Thigpen Perry School of Nursing
  • Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
  • Paul L. Foster School of Medicine
  • School of Allied Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • School of Pharmacy
TTUHSC has an active student life. It is home to several clubs and organizations including the American Medical Students Association, Athletic Training Student Association, American MedicalAssociation/Texas Medical Association, and Alpha Eta, among others.

Profile of Texas Tech University Health Sciences CenterTexas Tech HSC is in a medium-sized city, in Lubbock, TX. The school is classified as a public college. Students at Texas Tech HSC earn degrees up to the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

The most common major fields study at the school include medicine, nursing and emergency medicine, and nutrition and exercise therapy.

Texas Tech HSC Selectivity

Texas Tech HSC does not admit all applicants.

One indicator of school quality is the number of students per professor, and here the school does well in comparison to most schools. Some professors at Texas Tech HSC are awarded tenure, allowing the school to retain good faculty members. Faculty salaries at the school are higher than most.

Student Enrolment

Texas Tech HSC, in 2007, had 2, 616 students (2, 322 full-time equivalent). Texas Tech HSC Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Nursing and Emergency Medicine450registered nursing, nurse practitioner, nursing administration, various nursing
Medicine192medicine, pharmacy, pharmaceutics and drug design
Medical Support and Technology143physician assistant, health service and sciences, clinical lab tech, audiology and speech pathology, audiology
Therapy and Counselling81physical therapy, communication disorders
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy73occupational therapy, vocational Counselling, athletic trainer
Science29molecular biology, bacteriology, neuropharmacology
Medical administration19health care administration
Contact: Texas Tech HSCTexas Tech University Health Sciences Center

3601 4th Street Room 3B305A

Lubbock, TX 79430-8305

General Phone: (806) 743-2484


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