The School of Allied Health Sciences provides undergraduate and graduate education to students interested in studying one of the many different health sciences curriculums. The curricula are designed to prepare students to readily assume health-related employment opportunities or continue on with further graduate or professional studies. Educational experiences include rigorous classroom instruction, laboratory/clinical practice (on and off campus sites), research opportunities with faculty, and professional mentoring. It is a goal of the School of Allied Health Sciences faculty to produce graduate students who are professionally competent, thoroughly capable of critical thinking, and highly sought after by employers. Graduates will exhibit high ethical professional standards, be devoted to lifelong learning and be prepared to respond to local, regional or national level demands in their fields of study.
The Department of Health Physics emphasizes the environmental aspects of radioactivity, safety, environmental issues associated with radioactive waste disposal, and the use of photodynamic therapy to treat cancer. Graduate Degree in Health Physics.
Provides a program of study in the science of human movement for students interested in the allied health professions. The Department is committed to an interdisciplinary approach to professional preparation and scholarship. Graduate degrees in Kinesiology and Exercise Physiology.
Physical therapy is considered a specialty area in the health care field that concentrates on the prevention of disability and the physical rehabilitation following injury or impairment. The goals of physical therapy are to help patients regain diminished physical function, which has been lost secondary to injury or disease, and to relieve pain. Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT).
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