The Texas A&M Health Science Center, a component of the Texas A&M University System, offers health professions education in dentistry, medicine, nursing, biomedical sciences, public health and pharmacy. It was established in 1999 and received accreditation in December 2002 from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate, master’s, doctoral and professional degrees. The Texas A&M Health Science Center offers programs on a "distributed" (geographically dispersed) model, with two simulation centers for practice learning. It has six academic colleges in different places across Texas:
Other components include the Institute of Biosciences and Technology at Houston and the Coastal Bend Health Education Center.
The Health Science Center offers a variety of bachelor (B.S.), master (M.S.) and doctoral degrees in a range of topic areas including dentistry, public health, biomedical sciences, pharmacy and nursing.
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