SCHOOL OF Health Sciences

Building on a Tradition of
Excellence in Health Care

Our highly ranked School of Health Sciences equips you with the knowledge and skills to help others.

We combine theory, classwork and best practices with hands-on experience to get you ready to provide care in a wide variety of health care settings. Elmhurst offers everything from undergraduate majors to the new Doctor of Nursing Practice for master’s degree-holding nurses who want to specialize in health care systems leadership.

Preparing the Health Care Professionals of the Future

Diane SalvadorElmhurst University’s School of Health Sciences is comprised of health-related departments and programs dedicated to educating the next generation of health care professionals. Professions included are nursing, occupational therapy, public health, kinesiology, and communication sciences and disorders.

We prepare students for ethical interprofessional practice and research in an ever-changing health care environment. Our students graduate able to provide competent, compassionate, person-centered, wellness-focused, and inclusive care to individuals, communities, and populations at the local and global level.

We accomplish this by providing professional and interprofessional education, practice, and research opportunities at the undergraduate and graduate levels. I welcome you to explore the various options available, where you will find opportunities to learn and grow, and reach your full potential.

— Diane Salvador, Dean and Professor, School of Health Sciences

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