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Curing Diseases. Cultivating Health. Changing Lives.

We saw the need and responded to the call. Northeast Texas faces a healthcare shortage. Our mission is to improve healthcare availability and accessibility across the region. At A&M-Commerce, we’re making this happen. Every day our students are making a difference in the world through caring for others. With our help, they’ll not only save lives. They’ll transform them.

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Rudin Letter for Health Science Center

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A Note from President Rudin

Dear Lion Community,

I am pleased to present the long-awaited Nursing and Health Sciences Building on the campus of Texas A&M University-Commerce!

This beautiful facility will enable us to meet the growing healthcare needs in East Texas and beyond. Here, future healthcare leaders will learn life-saving skills in our Clinical Learning Center, and faculty will conduct leading healthcare research in our state-of-the-art laboratories.

The building’s open-concept design places education on display and promotes a collaborative learning experience. Students will engage with peers using interactive elements, like writable whiteboard walls and tables, technology for connected group work sessions, and Active Learning Environment classrooms designed for high-impact education.

The clear glass exterior reminds us that our work doesn’t end here. A&M-Commerce is not only committed to caring for our community, but also our state, nation and world. We are ready to partner with outside industries, healthcare providers and school systems to expand training programs, innovative research and community outreach.

A bright future lies ahead for A&M-Commerce. With our new Nursing and Health Science Building, we can ensure that A&M-Commerce will continue to produce leading educators and healthcare workers in the state of Texas.

Please stop by and tour the facility the next time you’re on campus. You will be amazed!

Go Lions!

The president signature.
Mark Rudin
President
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Health :: Our Facilities

Health is more than a discipline. It’s an integrated mission.

Opened in 2020, our Nursing and Health Science Building provides a collaborative space for innovation, growth and discovery. The three-story facility features a simulation hospital, teaching kitchen, laboratories and learning centers. You’ll have access to leading technology for conducting advanced research in public health, nursing, body mechanics, nutrition and wellness, and kinesiology.

Students departing nursing and health sciences building.
A professor talking to a student in the common area of the nursing and health sciences building.
Two student sitting down at a table looking at a laptop in the common area of the nursing and health sciences building.
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Health :: Who We Are

What We Do

Five years ago, A&M-Commerce united together with a single purpose in mind: improving the healthcare of Northeast Texas. Together, the Department of Nursing, the Department of Health and Human Performance and the Biomedical Institute for Regenerative Research are making this happen.

A Once Broken Heart is Being Restored

Located in the new Health Science Center, the Biomedical Institute for Regenerative Research (BIRR) is a new venture of A&M-Commerce that discovers ways to reduce damage and restore hearts. While here, you’ll work with a renowned team of scientists as you explore ground-breaking discoveries. We’re paving the way in cardiac regenerative research. Are you ready to join?

Two professors of the Biomedical Institute for Regenerative Research (BIRR) working in the lab.
Two nursing students getting hand-on experience in the simulation lab.

Treating Patients, Caring for People

Healthcare continues to change. At A&M-Commerce, we’re evolving with it. Our nationally recognized nursing program uses the latest technology to prepare our students for an ever-changing world. While here, you’ll join a community of faculty and students who strive for excellence in nursing education, practice and administration. Discover how you can make a difference. Explore our nursing program today!

Transforming Lives in Commerce and Beyond

Improving rural health is our mission. You can help make this happen. Featured in our Nursing and Health Science Building, our Department of Health and Human Performance has one goal in mind: making a difference. Join our team as we discover new ways to prevent diseases, promote health and provide support. At A&M-Commerce, we’re paving the way to a better future within our community, country and world.

Students during a yoga session inside the nursing and health sciences building.
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Faculty Health

Faculty Spotlight

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Health :: Our Students

Student Profiles

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Health :: News

Featured News

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Health :: Beyond Borders

Our Work Is Local, But Our Vision Is Global.

Whether here or abroad, we’re committed to improving the well-being of those around us. Graduates from A&M-Commerce have traveled around the world, bringing their knowledge and service with them. Through our shared vision of transforming lives, we are creating solutions to an ever-changing, ever-growing world.

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