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  • School of Health Related Professions

    The University of Mississippi School of Health Related Professions (SHRP) offers baccalaureate programs in Dental Hygiene, Health Sciences, Health Informatics and Information Management, Histotechnology, Medical Laboratory Science, and Radiologic Sciences.

    SHRP also offers a Master of Health Sciences, Master of Science in Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Master of Science in Nuclear Medicine Technology, Doctor of Occupational Therapy, Doctor of Physical Therapy, and Doctor of Health Administration. 

    Upcoming events

    SHRP Alumni Day and Continuing Education - March 24, 2017   

    Please join us for SHRP Alumni Day and Continuing Education on Friday, March 24, 2017.  The day includes breakfast, lunch, and a snack, and 6 total CEUs.

    More information is on the UMMC Alumni Affairs website

    Program Focus Day

    Join us to learn more about the academic opportunities at the School of Health Related Professions. This event allows students to visit with up to two (2) academic programs for an information session presented by faculty.  More information and a registration link will be posted in August.

    We look forward to seeing you on campus soon.  For questions about this event, please email Lisa Herrin at lherrin2@umc.edu.


    In keeping with the vision of the University of Mississippi Medical Center, the School of Health Related Professions is dedicated to improving lives by achieving the highest standards of performance in education, research, and healthcare; promoting the value of professionalism and lifelong learning among students, faculty, and staff; finding solutions to the challenges of health disparities in Mississippi; embracing diversity; recruiting and retaining high performing students and faculty; and graduating outstanding health care professionals.  

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    Diversity statement

    The University asserts its belief that diversity allows students to encounter perspectives other than their own, which results in more vigorous and imaginative student reflections.  Diversity aids students in learning how to relate better to persons of different backgrounds, which, subsequently, helps students to become better citizens and better healthcare providers. 

    Our goal is to ensure that the School of Health Related Professions diversity strategic plan is carried forth, in alignment with the mission of the medical center's organizational goals.  We, therefore, ensure that our initiatives enhance the medical center's reputation in the community and region.  Our mission is to promote diversity, with a strong emphasis on inclusion.  It is also to promote leadership, guidance, and support to all constituencies of the University, including efforts to attract and retain a diverse mix of talented students, faculty, and staff.  Moreover, the School of Health Related Professions is dedicated to working collaboratively with our dean, faculty, staff, students, and other senior administrative leaders across campus to uphold this aim. 


    Quality Matters

    The School of Health Related Professions (SHRP) at the University of Mississippi Medical Center is committed to implement the Quality Matters standards for the design of online and/or hybrid courses. We are systematically building and evaluating our courses based on these rigorous, research-based standards.  The Quality Matters standards assure that the online components of these courses promote learner engagement and provide students will all the tools and information they need to be successful learners.  For more information regarding Quality Matters, please visit our website, www.qmprogram.org