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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

    Program Focus Day - Friday, Nov. 3, 2017

    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, email Lisa Herrin.


    In keeping with the vision of UMMC, the School of Health Related Professions is dedicated to improving lives by achieving the highest standards of performance in education, research and health care; 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 healthcare professionals.  

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    Diversity statement

    UMMC 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, visit our website, www.qmprogram.org