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About School of Health Sciences

The School of Health Sciences provides an exceptional environment of collaborative, academic and clinical learning that helps transform students into leaders impacting the health needs of our communities in diverse wellness and health-related practices.

The School of Health Sciences is passionate about providing students with the best science-based health education, high-quality academic preparation, interdisciplinary teaching and excellence in instruction in the classroom and clinical laboratory.

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Our Values
Student Education will focus on:
  • science-based education
  • high-quality academic preparation
  • interdisciplinary teaching
  • excellence in instruction in the classroom and laboratory
Faculty Commitment is at the heart of our school and will be driven towards:
  • collaboration and teamwork
  • innovative teaching
  • state-of-the-art knowledge
  • faculty-student research collaborations
  • intellectual integrity
Leadership will set the example for both our faculty and students to:
  • be diverse in intellectual, racial, social and cultural endeavors
  • strive and struggle to improve while embracing change
  • support interdisciplinary goals, technological advances and quality instruction
Health Themes

SHS serves over 2,400 undergraduate, masters, doctoral, and post-professional students through a singular model of advancing community-engaged translational relationships - connecting theory to best practices in four thematic areas.

  1. Interdisciplinary Health Sciences: health sciences, applied health sciences
  2. Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences: medical laboratory science, histotechnology, radiologic technology and nuclear medicine.
  3. Human Movement Science: physical therapy, exercise science
  4. Public and Environmental Wellness: wellness and health promotion, environmental health and safety, safety management, public health.



Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences
Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Technology - Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)

Human Movement Science
Doctor of Physical Therapy - Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy

Public and Environmental Wellness
Bachelor of Science in Wellness and Health Promotion - National Wellness Institute (NWI) Council on Wellness Accreditation and Education (CWAE)

Master of Public Health - Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)