The College of Nursing and Health Sciences is composed of the Department of Nursing, the Department of Communication Disorders, and the Department of Sports and Exercise Sciences. The academic programs of the college are supported by the West Texas A&M University Health Partners Clinic, a faculty practice, primary care clinic in Amarillo, Texas, the Bivins Nursing Learning Center, the WTAMU Speech and Hearing Clinic, and the Sports and Exercise Sciences Human Performance Laboratory. Students learn in on-campus classrooms and laboratories and through distance-education methods. Clinical skills in all departments are practiced in numerous health-related agencies in the region.
The College of Nursing and Health Sciences is dedicated to developing professional and academic leaders in the health professions through educational programs that engage students effectively, provide high-quality clinical services to patients and clients, and contribute meaningful scholarship including evidence-based practice. This mission is achieved through the individual and collective efforts of highly qualified faculty and staff.