University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is located in the region Southern region of Texas with campuses in Laredo and Rio Grande Valley.
This institution has more than 2,700 students and over a hundred hospitals, clinics and health care facilities affiliated with the University
The Regional Academic Health Education Center is part of the Medical School and gives its students and residents the chance to live and train in Rio Grande Valley. On other hand, the Laredo Campus Extension offers degree programs in allied health fields and health education.
The institution educates the best health professionals for South Texas with the capacity to give information about prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases. It is a leader in biomedical education and research, as well as an integral part of the health-care delivery system of the entire South Texas. It stimulates the science industry in the community and offers education programs and expertise for professionals and the communities; these are some of the commitments of the University.
The University of Texas Health Science Center has Dental School, Biomedical Science School, Medical School, School of Allied Health Sciences and Nursing School. It also has affiliated schools and colleges such as College of Pharmacy and School of Public Health.
The Dental School offers Pediatric Dentistry, Periodontics, Restorative Dentistry, Community Dentistry and more. Biomedical Sciences School has Molecular Medicine, Pathology, Radiology, Pharmacology and some others programs.
The Medical School offers studies in Anesthesiology, Pediatrics, Radiology, Surgery, Urology, Gynecology and ten other programs. The Allied Health Sciences School gives programs such as Dental Hygiene, Respiratory Care, Occupational Therapy, and Physical Therapy.
Finally the Nursing School provides Acute Nursing Care, Chronic Nursing Care and Family Nursing Care.
People interested on becoming a student of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio University can apply on line.