Texas Tech University Health Center

By Litzy Guevara


Standard four-year program

  • consists of first two years at Lubbock campus learning about body systems and disease
  • clinical training in years three and four at Amarillo, Lubbock or Permian Basin campuses.

Internist specializing in infectious disease


  • four year medical school
  • three year intensive residency program in internal medicine
  • pass the Medical Licensing Examination

Types of Specialties

  • infectious disease
  • sport medicine
  • critical care medicine
  • etc.

Work Hours

  • four to five days per week with normal hours
  • see about twenty-four patients a day
  • able to develop long-term relationships with patient and patients family


  • average annual internist salary (no matter the specialty) range from $184,200 to $231,691

Enrollment Process

What to Expect

Red Raider Orientation

  • opportunity for new students to learn about Texas Tech University and the programs and services offered.
  • bring comfortable shoes and clothing for RRO

Cost to Attend

- for a graduate, it costs about $24,545 for everything including tuition, room and board, books and supplies, transportation, and personal.

What to do after

Work Cited

"Internal Medicine Career Guide: Job Description, Qualifications & Career Outlook." Gap Medics US. 2013. Web. 07 Apr. 2016.

"School of Medicine." School of Medicine. Web. 07 Apr. 2016.

"Admission Requirements." Office of Official Publications. N.p., n.d. Web. 08 Apr. 2016.