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The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (UTPB) and the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) have a partnership through which a student can earn a UTPB Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree and a TTUHSC graduate certificate in Health Systems Policy and Management (HSPM). The MBA and HSPM certificate takes 39 graduate credits.

Under the partnership program:

  1. Students must be actively enrolled in the UTPB MBA;
  2. Students must have a current overall grade point average of a 3.0;
  3. Students degree plan includes
    • UTPB Courses (27 credit hours)
    • TTUHSC Graduate Courses (12 credit hours)
  4. Students will need to enroll at TTUHSC SHP in the Graduate Certificate HSPM Program as a graduate "non-degree seeking" and be accepted prior to enrolling courses at TTUHSC.
  5. Students attempting to utilize financial aid must proactively plan/communicate with their UTPB academic advisor. the UTPB financial aid office and the TTUHSC SHP Office of Admissions and Student Affairs.


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