Health Professions and Medical Sciences

Today’s health care professionals are required to be knowledgeable in more areas than ever before – they need to be proficient in their chosen field, committed to helping others, and driven to take on the unique challenges facing modern health care delivery.

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By providing comprehensive instruction, hands-on research experiences, and practical clinical and internship placements, you’ll be ready to make a positive impact on patient care, the analysis of health care data, and to improving the nation’s health care system.

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Among top 25 schools offering four-year programs in Ultrasound

The College Choice, Best Ultrasound Technician Schools

#40

Physician Assistant Program

“America’s Best Graduate Schools”
U.S. News & World Report, 2019

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