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.
Our student-run physical therapy program that helps local community members was featured on Fox 61 News.
The University of Hartford has been named a 2022-2023 College of Distinction and is also highlighted in the areas of education, nursing, career development and more.
Take a virtual tour of our new ENHP labs and classrooms in this short video!
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.
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.
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.
Kaitlynn was hired before graduation as a respiratory therapist at the prestigious Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Her clinical training in UHart's Respiratory Care program and faculty mentoring were instrumental in helping her land this position. "All of the opportunities on and around campus prepared me to achieve my career goals," she said.Read More
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.Read more
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.Read More
BS/Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
Matt Glassoff '21 is working on his senior honors project with the Hartford Hawks baseball team. Matt's research investigates how players' hip and trunk mobility affects their batting performance. Students in UHart's pre-physical therapy program can conduct this type of faculty-mentored research as undergraduates, rather than waiting until graduate school.Read More