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Coronavirus Update

In-person classes will not resume for the spring semester or Summerterm. Classes are being offered through remote instruction. Find full details of changes to the University’s schedule and operations, and additional information regarding our response to COVID-19 at www.quicktraff.com/health-coronavirus.

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EDUCATION, NURSING AND HEALTH PROFESSIONS

Committed to well-being. Ready to make a difference.

The College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions prepares you to become an ethical, well-rounded professional in careers that help people live healthy and fulfilling lives.

Our customized curriculum will prepare you for a wide range of careers and post-baccalaureate programs in the education and health professions. Because clinical experience is included in all our programs, you will be actively involved in your field well before graduation.

Discover how your passion for making a difference can become a reality at ENHP.

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Education Programs

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Our education students get classroom experience beginning the first semester of their first year.

Ready to teach, ready to lead.

The Department of Education offers bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs that prepare graduates for positions ranging from entry-level classroom placements to leadership roles in higher education. We take you from classroom to career: field experience begins your first semester at a local school or early childhood center.

 

Health Programs

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Students have many opportunities for clinical placements and research projects with faculty.

Health professions training focused on your success

ENHP’s health programs prepare students in a range of disciplines to meet the needs of today’s dynamic health care sector. You will be actively engaged in the healthcare community through clinical placements, research, and community outreach, ensuring that you’ll be practice-ready when you graduate.

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Career Ready

The Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics projects millions of new health care and education jobs in the coming five years.

ENHP makes sure you’re career ready by providing you with real-world experience—as a teacher or health care professional—throughout your UHart career.

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Partnerships

ENHP maintains relationships with prominent local, national and international partners to enrich the student experience. Because we are committed to positively impacting our communities, your education will be enriched by clinical experiences and collaboration with the College’s many partners.  

Our People

Josh Breighner

Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

Josh Breighner '20 has developed the Water Strider, a device that allows children with cerebral palsy to play independently in the pool, as part of a research project with faculty members Sandra Saavedra and Donna Snowdon. The Water Strider has been such a success that Josh and the University have filed a patent application for it and hope to make it commercially available.

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Our People

Kori Stewart

Clinical Assistant Professor of Radiologic Technology

Kori Stewart, clinical assistant professor of radiologic technology, has been selected as one of two recipients of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) Foundation’s International Speakers Exchange Award. This is a significant honor for Stewart and for the radiologic technology program.

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Our People

Mikaela Nelson

BS/MS in Prosthetics and Orthotics

Mikaela Nelson, a recent graduate of our combined BS/MS program in prosthetics and orthotics, creates custom dolls with prostheses for children who have artificial limbs. She believes that all children should be able to play with dolls that look like them.

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Our People

Karen Griffiths

Director, Respiratory Program

Griffiths is the director of the Respiratory Care program and mentors students studying to become respiratory therapists. “It’s a rewarding field where you can be on the front line of helping save lives in the emergency room, or providing education to help patients better manage their lung disease,” she said.

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Our People

Sheetal Sood

Associate Professor of Special Education

Sood directs the Special Education program and teaches undergraduate and graduate courses. Her research focuses on methods to improve math instruction for pre-K through elementary school students who are at risk of or are identified with a disability.

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Research & Institutes

Making a difference is the ultimate reward.