Medical Professions Institute

This is an exciting time to consider a career in the medical professions and especially to begin that journey from UTEP. The number of students who participate in the programs and services offered by the Medical Professions Institute (MPI) is growing and so is our reputation.


Announcements & Upcoming Events

Medical Professions Organization (MPO)
Registered Student Organization of the Year (out of 200+ organizations)
Academic Organization of the Year
College of Science Organization of the Year
President of the Year, Ryan Saenz
Professional Organization of the Year
Volunteer Organization of the Year
UTEP Gold Standard Organization


Do you dream of being a physician? Medicine is changing and you can be part of the change.


Dentists save countless lives by recognizing premature signs of oral diseases.


Do you have a passion for animals and medicine? A veterinary profession may be right for you.


Think you want to become an optometrist? Come take a closer look.

Physician Assistant

Learn how to get started in the dynamic and challenging profession of a Physician Assistant.


The Medical Professions Organization (MPO) and Pre-Dental Society (PDS) are the best sources for students to obtain pre-professional information and opportunities.

UTEP Enrichment Opportunities

Study Abroad

The Study Abroad Office provides students with the opportunity to enhance their educational journey and gain experience in any number of international study programs.  Many pre-medical professions students spend a semester abroad and are richly rewarded in personal and intellectual growth.

Campus Office of Undergraduate Research Initiatives

COURI seeks to enrich the undergraduate experience of students by facilitating, enhancing, and showcasing their research training.  Visit COURI to learn more about getting research experience, vital to pre-medical professions students.

Center for Civic Engagement

As a pre-medical professions student, you must engage in your community.  The CCE provides community-based teaching and learning opportunities for students and faculty in course-based and extracurricular options, to enhance student professional preparation, promote civic engagement, and actively improve the community of El Paso/Juarez.

University Honors Program

The UHP offers Honors Certificates and Degrees to eligible students who are committed to academic excellence and scholarship, and making a difference in the world.  The UHP is a home away from home for our UTEP Honors students. 

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