Dr. Kathleen A. Curtis Dean, College of Health SciencesIt is my pleasure to welcome you to our learning community on behalf of the faculty, staff and students in the College of Health Sciences at The University of Texas at El Paso. I hope you will take this opportunity to learn more about our academic and research programs and our commitment to meeting the needs of our unique border region. We are fortunate that nearly 70% of our graduates choose to remain in our community and many alumni continue to work closely with our faculty and academic programs to teach and mentor future students. Whether you are a prospective student, professional colleague or graduate of one of our programs, we invite you to stay connected to the College of Health Sciences through this site and by joining our Facebook page.
In partnership with hundreds of community-based clinical faculty, the College of Health Sciences offers a range of nationally-accredited professional education programs in the health, rehabilitation, education and human service fields. These programs lead to careers in 9 distinct professions: clinical laboratory science, kinesiology, social work, public health, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech-language pathology, rehabilitation counseling and pharmacy. UTEP has been recognized as among the top universities in the nation awarding degrees in the health fields to Hispanic students.