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Welcome to the School of Health Professions Application Information Page

At the TTUHSC School of Health Professions, we welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds who are committed to becoming highly-skilled health care practitioners who serve their communities and the professional fields they represent.

With 20 degree programs and 5 graduate certificates to choose from, many with flexible or distance learning formats, you will find educational options that will help you explore, grow, and achieve your unique professional goals in the health care field.

Please call (806) 743-3220 or e-mail us at: health.professions@ttuhsc.edu if you are interested in any of the programs we offer or have any questions about our programs.

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Program Application Deadlines

Please keep in mind the following important deadlines. Dates are subject to change and contact our office if you have any questions:

Program Application Deadlines
Program Application Open Application Deadline Term(s) Program Starts
Athletic Training (MAT) Sept. 1 March 15 Summer
Physical Therapy (DPT) July 7 Oct. 1 Summer
Occupational Therapy (OTD) July 18 Nov. 15 Summer
Molecular Pathology (MSMP) Oct. 1 Feb. 1 Summer
Clinical Laboratory Science (CLS) Dec. 1 May 1 Fall
Clinical Laboratory Science Certificate Dec 1 May 1 Fall
Clinical Laboratory Science Second Degree Dec. 1 May 1 Fall
Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) April 29 Aug. 1 (Priority)  Oct. 1 Summer
Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences (SLHS) Dec. 1 April 1
(Priority)
07/01
Fall
Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences Second Degree Dec. 1 April 1
(Priority)
07/01
Fall
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) Sept. 1 Feb. 1 Fall
Audiology (Au.D.) Sept. 1 Nov. 1 (Early)
Feb. 1
Fall
Rehabilitation Science (PhD RS) Oct. 1
Dec. 1

Aug.1
Feb. 1
Mar. 15
Oct. 15
Summer
Fall

Spring
Healthcare Management (BSHM) Jan. 1
March 1
Aug. 1
April 1
July  1
Dec.1
Summer
Fall
Spring
Healthcare Administration (MSHA) Jan. 1
March 1
Aug. 1
April 1
July 1
Dec. 1
Summer
Fall
Spring
Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics and Data Analytics (CRHI) Jan. 1
March 1
Aug. 1
April 1
July 1
Dec. 1
 Summer
Fall
Spring
Graduate Certificate in Health Systems Policy and Management (CRHS) Jan. 1
March 1
Aug. 1
April 1
July 1
Dec. 1
 Summer
Fall
Spring
Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Finance and Economics (CRHF) Jan. 1
March 1
Aug. 1
April 1
July 1
Dec. 1
Summer
Fall
Spring
Graduate Certificate in Health Systems Engineering and Management (CRHE) Jan. 1
March 1
Aug. 1
April 1
July 1
Dec. 1
Summer
Fall
Spring
Graduate Certificate in Long Term Care Administration (CRLA) Jan. 1
March 1
Aug. 1
April 1
July 1
Dec. 1
Summer
Fall
Spring
Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling (MSCR) Feb. 1
July 1
June 1
Nov. 1
Fall
Spring
Addiction Counseling (MSAC) Feb. 1
July 1
June 1
Nov. 1  
Fall
Spring
Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MSMH) Feb. 1
July 1
June 1
Nov. 1
Fall
Spring
Physical Therapy (ScD) Jan. 1
March 1
Aug. 1
April 1
July 1
Dec. 1
Summer

Fall
Spring
Occupational Therapy (Post-Professional) Jan. 1
March 1
Aug. 1
April 1
July 1
Dec. 1
Summer
Fall
Spring

If you are applying for one of the following programs, you need to apply and submit admissions materials through the appropriate CAS Application. The TTUHSC SHP Application will act as the supplemental application. Please apply to the appropriate CAS Application prior to completing the supplemental.

Application for Readmission

Automatic readmission is not guaranteed; programs will consider students on a case-by-case basis. Students seeking readmission to a School of Health Professions should email: shp.enrollmentmanagement@ttuhsc.edu

Application Fee Information

If you are a full-time faculty or staff member of Texas Tech University, Texas Tech University HSC, or Texas Tech University HSC El Paso, you qualify for our Faculty & Staff Applicant Fee Waiver. This waiver waives the $75 application fee. Please complete the waiver before finalizing and paying your application. We will be unable to refund the payment if paid before submitting this waiver. Please email the completed waiver to shp.application@ttuhsc.edu