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About Baptist Health System School of Health Professions

The School of Health Professions is a Masters degree-granting institution and the premier education component of the Baptist Health System.

The Baptist Health System School of Health Professions is comprised of the following academic departments and the Bruce A. Garrett Medical Library:

  • Baccalaureate Nursing
  • General Education and Healthcare Management
  • Medical Imaging Technology
  • Professional Nursing
  • Surgical Technology
  • Vocational Nursing

Mission Statement

To develop and promote excellence by providing a solid foundation in health care education (using both traditional and distance learning formats) for future and current practitioners with a competent and compassionate approach to patient care and safety.

About Baptist Health System

Baptist Health System has been a trusted provider of hospital and health care in San Antonio and south central Texas for more than 100 years. Our mission is to help people achieve health for life through compassionate service inspired by faith. Baptist Health System includes the following services and facilities:

  • Five acute-care hospitals – Baptist Medical Center, Mission Trail Baptist Hospital, North Central Baptist Hospital, Northeast Baptist Hospital, and St. Luke’s Baptist Hospital
  • Baptist Emergency Hospitals in convenient locations around San Antonio
  • Comprehensive children’s services at North Central Baptist Hospital
  • Baptist Breast Centers featuring patient navigators, genetic counseling, and leading imaging services
  • School of Health Professions
  • HealthLink Fitness and Wellness Center
  • HealthLink Physical Rehabilitation Centers conveniently located throughout San Antonio
  • Baptist M&S Imaging Centers conveniently located throughout San Antonio
  • Pregnancy testing centers
  • Numerous affiliated MedFirst primary and specialty care clinics
  • Baptist Home Health Services