Committed to well-being. Ready to make a difference.

The College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions prepares you to become an ethical, well-rounded professional in careers that help people live healthy and fulfilling lives.

Our customized curriculum will prepare you for a wide range of careers and post-baccalaureate programs in the education and health professions. Because clinical experience is included in all our programs, you will be actively involved in your field well before graduation.

Discover how your passion for making a difference can become a reality at ENHP.

Education Programs

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Our education students get classroom experience beginning the first semester of their first year.

Ready to teach, ready to lead

The Department of Education offers bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs that prepare graduates for positions ranging from entry-level classroom placements to leadership roles in higher education. We take you from classroom to career: field experience begins your first semester at a local school or early childhood center.

Health Programs

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Students have many opportunities for clinical placements and research projects with faculty.

Health professions training focused on your success

ENHP’s health programs prepare students in a range of disciplines to meet the needs of today’s dynamic health care sector. You will be actively engaged in the healthcare community through clinical placements, research, and community outreach, ensuring that you’ll be practice-ready when you graduate.

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Career Ready

The Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics projects millions of new health care and education jobs in the coming five years.

ENHP makes sure you’re career ready by providing you with real-world experience—as a teacher or health care professional—throughout your UHart career.

Students in Action

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ENHP maintains relationships with prominent local, national and international partners to enrich the student experience. Because we are committed to positively impacting our communities, your education will be enriched by clinical experiences and collaboration with the College’s many partners.  

Our People

Sandy Saavedra

Associate Professor of Physical Therapy

Saavedra directs the university’s Pediatric Balance Laboratory, where she studies infants and children with cerebral palsy or other neurological conditions. Her work studying trunk control in these children contributes to developing treatments that improve their mobility and health.

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Our People

Karen Griffiths

Director, Respiratory Program

Griffiths is the director of the Respiratory Care program and mentors students studying to become respiratory therapists. “It’s a rewarding field where you can be on the front line of helping save lives in the emergency room, or providing education to help patients better manage their lung disease,” she said.

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Our People

Mikaela Nelson

Student in the Prosthetics and Orthotics Program

Mikaela Nelson, a student in our combined BS/MS program in prosthetics and orthotics, creates custom dolls with prostheses for children who have artificial limbs. She believes that all children should be able to play with dolls that look like them.

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Our People

Sheetal Sood

Associate Professor of Special Education

Sood directs the Special Education program and teaches undergraduate and graduate courses. Her research focuses on methods to improve math instruction for pre-K through elementary school students who are at risk of or are identified with a disability.

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Our People

Dan DeMaio

Director, Radiologic Technology Program

DeMaio is the director of the Radiologic Technology program and has more than 20 years of clinical experience in radiography, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computed tomography (CT). He is the author of Mosby’s Exam Review in CT (Second Ed.), a leading resource for technologists seeking their professional credential in CT imaging.

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Research & Institutes

Making a difference is the ultimate reward.