College of Health Sciences and Human Services

Points of Pride


  • Students earned a 100 % pass rate on most recent certification exam
  • Two students have earned a perfect score on the certification exam since 1990.


  • Students earned a 100 % pass rate on the certification exam over the last 5 consecutive years


  • Coordinated Program with 1,200 hours of supervised practice


  • Students have earned a pass rate of over 90% over the last 5 years
  • 10 Year accreditation through 2012-2022 from American Association of College Nursing
  • State-of-the Art Simulation Laboratory for student training and interaction

Occupational Therapy

  • 10 Year accreditation through 2017-2018 from American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)


  • Students earned a 100% pass rate on most recent certification exam
  • Recognized as America’s top program for increasing achievement for Latino students at the graduate level by Excelencia in Education (October 2013)

Physician Assistant Studies Program

  • Ranked 38th out of 164 programs nationally
  • Received the 2013-2014 Apple Distinguished Program Award for implementation of Technology in Teaching


  • Ranked 17th Nationally

Social Work

  • BSW and MSW are accredited through 2015
  • Only BSW and MSW south of San Antonio
  • Distance Education MSW offered at Laredo and Brownsville