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About the School of Medicine

Founded by the Teague-Cranston Act, Texas A&M University School of Medicine was created to serve the underserved populations of Texas with the core values of Texas A&M University. Today, we are leading the way for 21st century medicine through research, clinical care, medical education, community impact and innovation.

Areas of Excellence

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Aerospace Medicine

Our Mission...
To become the premiere academic leader for
Aerospace Medical Research, Education, and Clinical Practice.


We make the impossible, possible—by creating systems and technologies that address healthcare’s greatest challenges, and bringing together the brightest minds in health care and engineering.


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Rural Medicine

We are bringing health care where it's needed most.
Through our keen focus on rural populations and innovative care delivery,
we are eliminating health disparities throughout Texas.


Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of the people of Texas through excellence in education, research and health care delivery.


Our vision is to develop the innovators and leaders in medicine and biomedical research who will transform American medicine in the 21st century.

Degree Programs

The School of Medicine offers multiple paths to earning a medical degree:

  • Traditional MD, for students who want to practice medicine
  • MS or PhD in medical sciences, for specialized graduate research
  • EnMed, for physicians who want to engineer patient solutions
  • Certificate or MS in education for health care professionals, for health care academia
  • MD/PhD, for highly motivated students planning careers in academic medicine
  • MD Plus, combines the MD degree with other masters programs:
    • MS in biomedical science
    • MS in education of health care professionals
    • MBA in conjunction with the Mays Business School
    • MPH in conjunction with the School of Public Health
Find your degree

Research Opportunities

Research is conducted through both the basic science and clinical departments, as well as specialized research centers and institutes affiliated with the School of Medicine. Specialty areas include:

  • Translational Medicine
  • Primary Care and Rural Medicine
  • Biochemistry, cancer, cardiovascular and integrated biology
  • Cellular Biology and Genetics
  • Microbial and molecular pathogenesis
  • Neuroscience and Experimental Therapeutics
  • Engineering Medicine
  • Military Medicine
Explore our research opportunities
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Making WHAT IF Possible

For us, "what if" is not a simple question. It's what we wake up for. As part of the Texas A&M Health Science Center, we find solutions to the seemingly impossible questions facing health care. We ask "what if" and then we make it possible.

Campus Locations

The Texas A&M School of Medicine's unique structure means students have the flexibility for an individualized approach to the medical education experience, all while becoming part of the Aggie Family.

The School of Medicine has campuses in four Texas locations:


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