School of Health Sciences | Elmhurst University


Building on a tradition ofExcellence in Healthcare

Our highly regarded School of Health Sciences equips you with the knowledge and skills to help others.

We combine theory, classroom work and best practices with hands-on experience to prepare you to provide care in a wide variety of healthcare settings. Elmhurst offers everything from undergraduate majors to the new Doctor of Nursing Practice for master’s degree nurses who want to specialize in health care system leadership.

LETTER FROM THE DEANPreparing the healthcare professionals of the future

Diane SalvadorElmhurst University’s School of Health Sciences consists of health-related departments and programs dedicated to educating the next generation of health professionals. Professions included are nursing, occupational therapy, public health, kinesiology, and communication sciences and disorders.

We prepare students for ethical interprofessional practice and research in an ever-changing healthcare environment. Our students graduate able to provide skilled, compassionate, person-centred, wellness-focused and inclusive care to individuals, communities and populations at local and global levels.

We achieve this by providing professional and interprofessional education, practice and research opportunities at undergraduate and postgraduate level. I welcome you to explore the various options available, where you will find opportunities to learn and grow, and reach your full potential.

Diane SalvadorDean and Professor, School of Health Sciences

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