Prospective Students and Residents

Welcome to Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso


Ready to start your journey? Start here at the TTUHSC El Paso Paul L. Foster School of Medicine.

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The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences is a state-of-the-art research facility that specializes in four centers of emphasis: cancer, diabetes and metabolism, infectious diseases, and neurosciences. The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences currently offers a Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences. Students who receive their M.S. from the GSBS are granted an interview at the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, should they decide to pursue an M.D. and fulfill the entry requirements.

Our researchers come from around the world and have made amazing strides in various fields. From cancer research to genetic manipulation, you'll find cutting-edge work in a variety of fields.

Research is conducted in the brand new Medical Science Building, which opened in 2013. The laboratories are equipped to support cutting-edge research using tissue culture, micromanipulation of cells and nuclei, protein purification, genetic engineering/molecular biology, and flow cytometry. A biohazard level 3 laboratory for working with infectious organisms is also available, as are laboratories for working with hazardous chemicals.  

If you're ready to be a part of the future of medical research, start with the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at TTUHSC El Paso.

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It takes a special blend of care and passion to be a nurse. The Gayle Greve Hunt School of Nursing (GGHSON) offers many options for a rewarding career in nursing.

We are committed to preparing nursing students to meet the challenges of today’s complex health care environment, enriched by an environment of interdisciplinary teamwork. The exchange between students in the school of nursing and the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine programs provides insight into the world both disciplines will have to navigate as a team.

The GGHSON offers a B.S.N. and accelerated B.S.N. program, as well as an R.N. to B.S.N. track that was specifically designed to accommodate today's working nurse.

Ready to begin a rewarding and challenging career in nursing?  The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso Gayle Greve Hunt School of Nursing is the place to start.

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The Paul L. Foster School of Medicine offers nine residency programs with spots for over 200 resident seats.

There are unique opportunities and challenges in an area that is the second largest metroplex on the planet. Over two million people live within the El Paso-Juarez area, and many are medically underserved. Access to health care can be difficult to obtain here for a variety of reasons, such as language barriers and geographical location.

Residents at TTUHSC El Paso are dedicated to serving and learning about a population that is historically under-researched and underserved.

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