Colleges In Texas For Medicine

Colleges In Texas For Medicine

  Every citizen of the United States deserves the right to life. And so, several medical institutions has been set up across the country to train people who are interested in the medical line.

   And Texas isn’t left out. Most of its institutions were set up by the government while some, by private individuals.

  For the sake of this article, I’ll be giving a list of several medical schools, limited to Texas only. And I guarantee you that when it comes to training one in the medical line, they are the best.

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So Which Colleges For Medicine Are There In Texas?

 Here’s a full list of all medical colleges in Texas (Listed in alphabetical order). 

Baylor College of Medicine

  • Date Established- 1900.
  • Type- Public. 
  • Location- Houston, Texas, United States. 
    • Name Of President- Paul Klotman, MD. 


  • Graduate School of Medicine. Its current Dean is 
  • National School of Tropical Medicine. 
  • Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. 
  • School of Health Professions. 

Degree(s) Offered(dual degree)

  • MD/MBA. 
  • MD/Ph.D.
  • MD/MPH. 
  • MD/JD. 

College of Health Care Professions

  • Date Established- 1988.
  • Type- Private. 
  • Location- Houston, Texas. 
  • Name Of President- Stacy J. Munoz. 

Program(s) Offered-

  • Cardiovascular Sonography (AAS Degree). 
  • Massage Therapy (Certificate). 
  • Dental Assistant (Certificate). 
  • Nursing (AAS Degree). 
  • Surgical Technology (AAS Degree). 

Dell Medical School

  • Date Established- 2013.
  • Type- Public. 
  • Location- Austin, Texas. 
  • Name Of Dean- Clay Johnston. 

Programs Offered-

  • Dermatology
  • Emergency medicine 
  • Child Neurology. 
  • Surgery. 
  • Internal medicine, etc. 

Degree(s) Offered (Dual degree) 

  • Master of Public Health (MPH). 
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA). 
  • Master of Arts in Design. 
  • Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering, etc. 

McGovern Medical School

  • Date Established- 1969.
  • Type- Public. 
  • Location- Houston, Texas. 
  • Name Of Dean- Barbara J. Stoll, MD. 

Programs Offered-

  • Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery. 
  • Emergency Medicine. 
  • Integrative Biology and Pharmacology. 
  • Neurosurgery. 
  • Neurobiology and Anatomy, etc. 

Degree(s) Offered- (Dual degree) 

  • MD/MSTP. 
  • MD/MBA. 
  • MD/MPH. 
  • MD/MBE. 
  • MD/MS. 

University of North Texas Health Science Center

  • Date Established- 1970.
  • Type- Public. 
  • Location- Fort Worth, Texas. 
  • Name Of President- Michael Williams, D.O, M.B.A.


  • Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. 
  • College of Pharmacy. 
  • School of Public Health. 
  • School of Health Professions. 
  • TCU and University of NTHSC School of Medicine. 

Degree(s) Offered- (Doctoral)

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT). 
  • Doctor of Medicine (M.D)
  • Doctor of Public Health (DrPH). 
  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O), etc. 

Paul L. Foster School of Medicine

  • Date Established- 29th of November, 2007.
  • Type- State university. 
  • Location- El paso, Texas. 
  • Name Of Founder- Jose Manuel de la Rose, M.D.


  • Internal Medicine. 
  • Neurology. 
  • Obstetrics/Gynecology. 
  • Ophthalmology. 
  • Anesthesiology. 
  • Emergency Medicine. 
  • Family Medicine and. Community Health. 
  • Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation. 
  • Pathology. 
  • Pediatrics. 
  • Psychiatry. 
  • Radiology. 
  • Surgery. 
  • Garbar Breast Care Center. 

Long School of Medicine

  • Date Established- 1959. 
  • Type- public. 
  • Location- San Antonio, Texas. 
    • Name Of President-William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP

Department- (Full list)

  • Family & Community Medicine. 
  • Medicine. 
  • Neurology. 
  • Urology. 
  • Neurosurgery. 
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology. 
  • Anesthesiology. 
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery. 
  • Emergency Medicine. 
  • Epidemiology and Biostatistics. 
  • Radiology 
  • Rehabilitation Medicine. 
  • Surgery. 
  • Ophthalmology. 
  • Orthopaedics. 
  • Otolaryngology. 
  • Pediatrics. 
  • Psychiatry. 
  • Radiation Oncology. 

Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine

  • Date Established- 1977.
  • Type- Public. 
  • Location- Bryan, Texas. 
  • Name Of Dean- Amyl Waer, M.D, FACS. (Temporary) 


  • Cardiovascular Research. 
  • Institute for Ocular Pharmacology. 
  • The Texas Brain and Spine Institute. 
  • Institute for Regenerative Medicine. 

Degree(s) Offered-

  • M.D.
  • M.D/Ph.D.
  • M.D/M.B.A.
  • M.D/M.P.H.

It also offer series of other dual degree program. 

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

  • Date Established- May, 1969.
  • Type- Public. 
  • Location- Lubbock, Texas. 
  • Name Of President- Tedd L. Mitchell. 


  • School of Medicine. 
  • School of Health Professions. 
  • School of Nursing. 
  • School of Pharmacy. 

Degree(s) Offered-

  • Clinical Laboratory Science (Second Degree). 
  • Doctor of Medicine/ Doctor of Jurisprudence (M.D./J.D). 
  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling (M.S.). 
  • Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling (M.S.). 
  • Doctor of Medicine (M.D.). 
  • Doctor of Medicine / Master of Biomedical Sciences (M.D./M.S.). 

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

  • Date Established- 1972
  • Type- Public. 
  • Location- Houston, Texas. 
  • Name Of President- Giuseppe N. Colasurdo, M.D.


  •  Cizik School of Nursing.
  • McGovern Medical School.
  • MD Anderson UTHealth Graduate School.
  • School of Biomedical Informatics.
  • School of Dentistry. 
  • School of Public Health.

Degree(s) Offered-

  • Graduate Certificate. 
  • Master of Science (MS).
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). 
  • Doctorate of Health Informatics (DHI).

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

  • Date Established- 1943
  • Type- Public. 
  • Location- Dallas, Texas. 
  • Name Of President and Dean– Daniel K. Podolsky, M.D. and Dean Wei-Ping Lee , M.D.


Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. 

UT Southwestern Medical School. 

School of Health Professions.

Degree(s) Offered- M.D./Ph.D. – A Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP). 

  • M.D./M.B.A. – It is a five-year program in agreement with the UT Dallas. It’s aim is to help students to acquire the skills for integrating medicine and business.
  • M.D./M.P.H. – A four year program, organized by UT Southwestern and UTHealth School of Public Health in Houston.
  • M.D./M.S. in Clinical Science – The program merges the theoretical aspect of the training with a mentored clinical research project. 

University of the Incarnate Word School of Osteopathic Medicine

  • Date Established-2015
  • Type- private 
    • Location- San Antonio, Texas. 
  • Name Of President- Robyn Phillips-

Degree(s) Offered- In 

2017, Graduates of UIW-SOM received the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree.


As a newer school, UIWSOM  holds its pre-accreditation status by the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA). After the pioneer set, then the school can be given a full accreditation. This program has the approval of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

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Wrapping up:

  Having gone through the list carefully, by now, you should be sure of where you wish to study. Choose the school that suits you best! 

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  1. I’m a Baylor grad and now I work at a wonderful urgent care center in Colorado! Texas med programs are fantastic.

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