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.
We look forward to welcoming you to campus for our Fall Open Houses! Join us on Oct. 3, Oct. 24 or Nov. 7.
Now open, our new academic building offers state-of-the-art labs and learning spaces for ENHP students. Take a look!
Don't miss "Bespoke Bodies: The Design & Craft of Prosthetics" at Joseloff Gallery from Aug. 21-Oct. 9.
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.
After earning a BS in Radiologic Technology, Lee Page ’21 is working at Manchester Memorial Hospital after receiving three competitive job offers. Lee came to UHart after serving in the U.S. Navy as a sonar technician on nuclear submarines, and says being able to leverage his technical background in a health care setting is the “opportunity of a lifetime.”Read More
For Megan Westcott ’16, working in public health during the COVID-19 pandemic has been “hectic yet incredibly rewarding.” As an epidemiologist for the West Hartford-Bloomfield Health District, her job involves everything from investigating disease outbreaks to organizing COVID vaccination clinics. Earning a BS in health sciences at UHart paved the way for Megan to complete a master's degree in public health and fulfill her passion for helping others.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
Early Childhood Education
Brianna Tribble-Bryant '20 was hired before graduation as a kindergarten teacher at the CREC Museum Academy in Bloomfield, Conn. In addition to her fieldwork and student teaching experience at UHart, Brianna conducted research on increasing empathy and emotional intelligence in teachers. "UHart gave me the resources, tools and confidence to go into a classroom and help my students read and grow as people," she says.Read More
Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
Josh Breighner '20 has developed the Water Strider, a device that allows children with cerebral palsy to play independently in the pool, as part of a research project with faculty members Sandra Saavedra and Donna Snowdon. Tests of the Water Strider have been so successful that Josh and the University have filed a patent application for it and hope to make it commercially available.Read more
UHart Celebrates the Opening of the Hursey Center for Advanced Engineering and Health Professions