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Academics

Whether you’re preparing to become a teacher, a nurse, or serve in a range of professional healthcare roles, the College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions will give you a strong foundation to launch a successful career.

Our academic programs and dedicated faculty will prepare you to become a well-rounded, ethical, and multi-dimensional professional in your field. You’ll have multiple opportunities to take what you learn in the classroom out into the real world with clinical experience, student teaching assignments, internships, and even global learning programs.

ENHP offers more than 25 nationally accredited programs at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral level as well as certificate programs.

Department of Education

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Our education programs prepare confident, versatile, creative teachers prepared to work in a variety of settings. Through clinical experiences at approximately 55 partner schools throughout the state, you'll gain the skills and training to become confident leading a classroom. At the graduate level, we offer master's and doctoral programs that will advance your career.

Department of Health Sciences

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Our programs in health sciences, radiologic technology, and respiratory care prepare students for careers in high-growth health care professions. In our pre-professional programs, you'll be ready for graduate study in a wide range of health care fields including optometry, chiropractic, pharmacy, podiatry, medicine, dentistry, public health, occupational therapy, and health care administration.

Department of Nursing

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Whether you're just beginning your nursing education or are seeking advanced study, our nursing programs emphasize quality teaching, clinical expertise, dedicated community service, and service to the profession of nursing. With our proximity to major hospitals and health care facilities in Greater Hartford, our nursing students benefit from top-notch clinical placements.

Department of Rehabilitation Sciences

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Programs in the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences prepare students for careers in physical therapy, prosthetics and orthotics. Students may enter as freshmen and complete a combined undergraduate degree in Health Sciences and graduate program in Physical Therapy or Prosthetics and Orthotics. You can also enter as a post-baccalaureate student in the Doctor of Physical Therapy or master's program in Prosthetics and Orthotics.

All of our professional programs are accredited by their respective national accreditation bodies, including:

  • Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
  • Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
  • National Commission on Orthotic and Prosthetic Education (NCOPE)
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

Making a difference is the ultimate reward.

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