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EDUCATION, NURSING AND HEALTH PROFESSIONS

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.

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Our education students get classroom experience beginning in their first semester.

Real-world experience starts early

You’ll get a head start on your career in our undergraduate programs. Most have hands-on experience early in your program, helping you build your skills – and your resume. 

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Graduates of our Doctor of Physical Therapy program have 100% job placement within 12 months of graduation.

Graduate education with a professional focus

Take your career to the next level with our master’s and doctoral programs. Our alumni have advanced to leadership positions in school administration, higher education, and health care organizations. Whether online or on-ground, our programs will help you grow personally and professionally.

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Career Ready

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

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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The Hursey Center

Now open, the Hursey Center is our new 60,000-square foot academic building that houses state-of-the-art labs and learning spaces for growing programs in the College of ENHP. Facilities include nursing simulation suites, a motion analysis/kinesiology lab, occupational therapy skills lab, and physical therapy labs.

Meet Our People

Duffy Felmlee

Rehabilitation Sciences

Duffy Felmlee, associate professor of rehabilitation sciences, works with the Combat Wounded Veterans' Challenge to study the use of prosthetics while scuba diving. He notes that this kind of aquatic rehabilitation offers significant social and physiological benefits to veterans with lower-limb amputations.

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Meet Our People

Jillian Caldarola ’23

Nursing

Jillian is working her dream job as a labor and delivery nurse at Middlesex Hospital in Middletown, Connecticut, and felt right at home on her first day of work. That’s because Middlesex was one of her clinical placements in UHart’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program.

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Cianna Winkler '22

Integrated Elementary/Special Education

Cianna was hired before graduation as a special education teacher at Betances Learning Lab Magnet School in Hartford. As a graduate of UHart's Integrated Elementary and Special Education program, she earned two teaching certifications and experienced many different types of schools and grade levels in her fieldwork and student teaching placements. 

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Dean Cesarina Thompson

Dean of ENHP

University of Hartford Dean Cesarina Thompson has been named as one of the Top 25 Women in Business in Greater Hartford by the Hartford Business Journal. 

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Research & Institutes

Making a difference is the ultimate reward.