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Department of Cardiopulmonary Science provides professional preparation in the allied health specialties of respiratory therapy and cardiovascular ultrasound.

Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences  graduates (clinical laboratory scientists / medical technologists) perform analytical tests on blood and body fluids.

Department of Communication Disorders provides professional preparation in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.

 

The mission of the Human Development Center of the department of Interdisciplinary Human Studies is to promote knowledge and practices related to enhancing the realization of human potential.


Department of Occupational Therapy prepares entry-level occupational therapy practitioners to evaluate and facilitate intervention with clients in order to help them regain, develop, and build skills that are important for maximal participation in everyday life.

Department of Physical Therapy trains students to diagnose and treat individuals of all ages with health-related conditions that limit movement and functional activities.

Department of Rehabilitation Counseling prepares students to work with persons who have physical, cognitive, emotional, or behavioral disabilities to achieve vocational and psychosocial satisfaction by maximizing their potential and eliminating barriers to their full participation in life.

The Physician Assistant Program provides entry-level education for individuals preparing for a career as a Physician Assistant.  Physician Assistants provide a broad range of diagnostic and therapeutic services as a member of a physician-led health care team.  They can be found in the primary care specialties of family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, and obstetrics and gynecology, PAs can be found practicing in many medical surgical subspecialties including, but not limited to oncology, endocrinology, rheumatology, plastic and reconstructive surgery, dermatology, interventional radiology and radiotherapy.


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