The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

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Welcome to the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, one of the country's leading academic medical centers, dedicated to medical education and training, research, and patient care. As a component of the University of Texas System, UT Southwestern is governed by the UT Board of Regents, and led by President Dr. Daniel K. Podolsky.

The Office of the President is responsible for overseeing the institution’s strategic priorities; its academic, clinical, and administrative operations; and its interactions with the Dallas community, the UT System Board of Regents, and the Texas State Legislature.

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    Type of school

    Private University





    5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, Texas, The United States, 75390

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    Degree Programs

    Southwestern Medical School

    • Doctor of Medicine
    • Doctor of Medicine, with Distinction in Research

    Combined Degree Programs

    • M.D./Master’s Degree in Business Administration
    • M.D./Master’s Degree in Public Health
    • M.D./Ph.D. - Medical Scientist Training Program
    • M.D./Master’s Degree in Clinical Science

    UT Southwestern Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

    Programs leading to the degrees of Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Arts or Master of Science are offered in the following academic areas:

    • Biological Chemistry – Ph.D.
    • Biomedical Engineering* – Ph.D. (*Joint program with UT Dallas and UT Arlington Cancer Biology – PhD)
    • Cancer Biology – Ph.D.
    • Cell Regulation – Ph.D.
    • Clinical Psychology – Ph.D.
    • Clinical Sciences – Master of Clinical Sciences
    • Genetics and Development – Ph.D.
    • Immunology – Ph.D.
    • Integrative Biology – Ph.D.
    • Molecular Biophysics – Ph.D.
    • Molecular Microbiology – Ph.D.
    • Neuroscience – Ph.D.

    UT Southwestern School of Health Professions

    Programs leading to a degree, certificate, or post-baccalaureate certificate are offered in the following academic areas:

    • Biomedical Communications – Master of Arts, Biomedical Illustration
    • Clinical Nutrition – Master of Clinical Nutrition–Coordinated Program; Master of Clinical Nutrition–Health Professional Track
    • Emergency Medical Education – Certificate
    • Paramedic Certifrication
    • Physical Therapy – Doctor of Physical Therapy
    • Physician Assistant Studies – Master of Physician Assistant Studies
    • Prosthetics-Orthotics – Master of Prosthetics-Orthotics
    • Radiation Therapy – Bachelor of Science; Post-Baccalaureate Certificate
    • Rehabilitation Counseling – Master of Rehabilitation Counseling
    • Anatomy
    • Biochemistry
    • Cell Biology
    • Embryology
    • Genetics
    • Human Behavior
    • Immunology
    • Neuroscience
    • Physiology
    • Medical Biochemistry (8 weeks)
    • Human Anatomy (15 weeks)
    • Medical Embryology (8 weeks)
    • Medical Genetics (4 weeks)
    • Medical Physiology (5 weeks)
    • Academic Colleges (weekly)


    • Medical Physiology (10 weeks)
    • Medical Neuroscience (7 weeks)
    • Human Behavior (6 weeks)
    • Biology of Cells and Tissues (8 weeks)
    • Fundamentals of Immunology (3 weeks)
    • Academic Colleges (weekly)