The University of Mississippi School of Health Related Professions (SHRP) 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.
Originally established in 1971, SHRP has trained more than 3,000 allied-health professionals across the state over the past 46 years.
The school offers baccalaureate programs in Health Sciences, Health Informatics and Information Management, Histotechnology, Medical Laboratory Science and Radiologic Sciences. SHRP also offers master's programs in Health Informatics and Information Management, Health Sciences, Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Nuclear Medicine Technology, as well as doctoral programs in Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Health Administration.
SHRP hosts two open house events each year, Program Focus Day in the fall and Program Awareness Day in the spring, for prospective students. Click here for additional open house information and event registration.
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Interested in pursuing a degree in a health related profession? SHRP offers five entry-level bachelor's degree programs for students to choose from. The school also offers advanced standing and progression programs for students who have graduated from a community college allied health program and have earned a health care credential.
Interested in furthering your education in health care? SHRP offers four master's programs: Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Health Informatics and Information Management, Health Sciences and Nuclear Medicine Technology. Two of the programs, Master of Health Informatics and Information Management and Master of Health Sciences, are offered online, making it convenient for working health care professionals to further their education.
SHRP offers three doctoral programs that include the Doctor of Health Administration, Doctor of Occupational Therapy, and Doctor of Physical Therapy. The Doctor of Health Administration program is offered online. SHRP also offers four residency programs for qualified applicants.
The School of Health Related Professions features therapy skills laboratories, clinical labs, a radiologic simulation laboratory and a state-of-the-art active learning classroom known as the Collaboratory.