• 2016 Health Careers Leadership Camp. Students from El Paso and Lubbock enjoyed 4 days of college life and hands on health career presentations.
        Health Careers Leadership Camp
      • Earn a graduate certificate in Global Health or Rural Community Health!
        The Global Health and Rural Community Health graduate certificate programs prepare professionals with in-depth knowledge to enhance care to populations in the underserved rural and global health fields. Completed in 12 credit hours, the online certificate programs share two common core courses with an individualized practicum experience during the third semester in the principle area of interest (either rural or global health). The three courses are consecutive, building over three semesters (fall, spring and summer) and culminating in either a Global Health Certificate or a Rural Community Health Certificate based on the individualized plan of study. Interested graduate and professional level students are encouraged to inquire. Applications open May 1 - August 1.
        For more information visit http://www.ttuhsc.edu/son/certificates/


      • Graduate Certificate in Rural Community Health or Global Health

      • Apply for Rural Community

      • Apply for Global Health

The West Texas Area Health Education Center (AHEC) is working to address the health care provider shortage and improve health care access in West Texas through education and development of the health care workforce. It is a coordinated effort between the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, health care providers, communities and counties across West Texas. The collaborative program focuses on developing the health care providers of the future as well as supporting current health professionals in West Texas.

  • Supporting Community-Based Education
  • Supporting Health Professionals
  • Promoting Health Careers
  • Promoting Healthy Living
With the mission of
       making rural West Texas healthier
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This website is provided as a service of West Texas AHEC. West Texas AHEC is based at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center’s F. Marie Hall Institute for Rural and Community Health in Lubbock, TX. This program is supported with funds provided by grant number 5 U77HP16497 from the Bureau of Health Professions, Health Resources and Services Administration, US Department of Health and Human Services.