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Our highly ranked health sciences schools equip you with the knowledge and skills to help others.
It combines theory, classwork, and best practices with practical experience to enable you to deliver care in a variety of healthcare settings. Elmhurst offers everything from undergraduate majors to the new Doctor of Nursing Practice for nurses with a master’s degree in healthcare system leadership.
letter from the dean
Preparing the Medical Professionals of the Future
Elmhurst University’s School of Health Sciences consists of health-related departments and programs dedicated to educating the next generation of medical professionals. Professions included are Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Public Health, Kinesiology, Communication Sciences and Disability.
We prepare students for ethical interprofessional practice and research in an ever-changing healthcare environment. Our students are graduates who are capable of providing competent, compassionate, people-centered, wellness-focused and holistic care to individuals, communities and populations at local and global levels. .
We achieve this by providing professional and professional teaching, practice, and research opportunities at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Explore the variety of options available to you and discover opportunities to learn, grow and reach your full potential.
— Diane SalvadorDean/Professor of Health Sciences