The College of Health Professions in the Mercy and Jesuit traditions, prepares professionals to lead individuals, families and communities to optimal health and well-being. It is through the intregration of health professional knowledge, critical thinking, and ethical reasoning that the culturally competent health care professional will be educated.
The College of Health Professions will be recognized as an Urban Center of academic excellence, distinguished by community partnerships and graduates, who lead, serve and promote health and social justice.
Passion for Excellence
Responsiveness to the Community
Students in the Graduate College of Health Professions take core courses in an integrated format. These core courses have been developed to address complex contemporary health care issues, prepare graduates to use research in the practice, foster inter-professional interactions and gain an understanding of the role of the community in health care.