The Institute of Health Sciences supports the development of the University’s programs concerned with health science education and research. In pursuit of this mission, the Institute provides optimal and diverse opportunities for career preparation and prepares effective practitioners and scholars for service, teaching, leadership, and research roles in the field of health.
The Institute of Health Sciences consists of the College of Health Sciences and the College of Nursing. Graduate programs are offered in Education of the Deaf, Exercise and Sports Nutrition, Food Science, Food Systems Administration, Health Care Administration, Health Studies, Kinesiology, Nursing, Nutrition, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Speech/Language Pathology.
The Institute's programs are offered at University facilities on the Denton Campus, at the T. Boone Pickens Institute of Health Sciences–Dallas Center, and at the Houston Center. In addition, the programs in the Institute of Health Sciences make use of excellent clinical facilities throughout the state.
Application for admission to graduate programs in the Institute of Health Sciences is made to the Graduate School. Each degree program has specific admission requirements, and in some cases enrollment is limited. Descriptions of requirements for admission to each degree program are listed under the specific program.