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HEALTH SCIENCES

With over 400 local and national clinical training facilities, the College of Health Sciences provides its students with hands-on practicum experience in most of its programs.

COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

As a UTEP health sciences major, you will become prepared for a career in the fastest-growing professions in the nation through a degree in social work, public health, kinesiology, clinical laboratory sciences, rehabilitation sciences, physical therapy, occupational therapy, rehabilitation counseling, or speech-language pathology. Soon, you will gain the skills and knowledge you need to help improve lives every day through a career that is personally fulfilling. Participation in service learning projects and community-based research will enrich your educational experience and position you well for employment in local agencies, where opportunities abound.

 

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DIVE INTO YOUR DISCIPLINE

As a CHS student, you will participate in high-impact learning experiences and work alongside award-winning faculty and community partners to develop meaningful interdisciplinary projects that are relevant to improving health outcomes locally and abroad. Through participation in practicum experiences at our clinical and partner training sites, your learning will be greatly enriched while you give back to the community.

PREPARE FOR YOUR FUTURE

Apply what you learn in the classroom to real-world challenges and build your professional network. Our degree programs lead to careers in several professional fields that consistently rank among the 100 Best Jobs in health-related fields. UTEP health sciences graduates have gone on to hold the following titles:

 

  • Behavioral Health Specialist
  • Certified Health Educator
  • Clinical Exercise Physiologist
  • Clinical Program Director
  • Health Teacher
  • Medical Laboratory Scientist
  • Mental Health Officer
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Patient Care Coordinator
  • Physical Education Teacher
  • Physical Therapist
  • Rehabilitation Counselor
  • Social Worker
  • Speech-Language Pathologist
  • Strength and Conditioning Specialist

STUDENTS IN THE COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES HAVE THE UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO WORK WITH RENOWNED FACULTY MEMBERS ON CUTTING -EDGE RESEARCH PROJECTS.

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