The mission of the Department of Health Professions is to produce leaders in the dynamic healthcare industry through innovative practices in education, leadership, scholarship, and service.


To be recognized as a leader in professional healthcare education and practice.


The Department of Health Professions values and are committed to:

  • Engaged Learning: We promote student innovation, critical thinking, open inquiry and lifelong learning through diverse educational strategies and unique learning opportunities.  
  • Equity: We embrace an environment that is welcoming and respectful for all and where individuals are valued.
  • Excellence: We are committed to setting high standards of academic rigor in learning experiences and creating high expectations for achievement by everyone.
  • Innovation: We strive to and create and inspirational environment that encourages an open exchange of ideas.
  • Integrity: We are committed to creating a community that acts with honesty and forthrightness, holding ourselves to high academic and ethical standards and dealing with everyone with respect.
  • Interprofessional Collaboration: We promote respectful collaboration, communication, and interaction among interdisciplinary students, faculty, and communities to enrich creativity, innovation, learning, and personal growth.
  • Social Responsibility: We have an ethical accountability to the welfare and interests of the students and communities we serve. 

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