Overview

The School of Health Professions

On August 25, 2011, the School of Allied Health became the University of Kansas School of Health Professions. This new identity reflects the school’s renewed vision for educating tomorrow’s leaders in the health professions. The school continues to offer the excellent programs that have earned it national and international recognition.

The school comprises 8 academic departments. It is located with the School of Medicine and the School of Nursing at the KU Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan. More than 20 academic programs in the health sciences are available at the school and the type and nature of degrees offered is extremely diverse. Internationally renowned scientists at the School of Health Professions are collaborating with researchers in other schools at KU and other universities both here and abroad.

Academic programs at the University of Kansas Medical Center are offered through the Schools of Health Professions, Medicine, and Nursing. The Office of the Dean of Graduate Studies at KUMC handles matters related to graduate programs in Health Professions, Medicine, and Nursing.

The School of Health Professions offers undergraduate and graduate degrees and certificate programs that prepare students for careers in health professions.

View the list of School of Health Professions Departments & Programs.

Certificate Programs

Certificate programs in the School of Health Professions include cardiac sonography, diagnostic ultrasound technology (general and vascular), and nuclear medicine technology. View the list of School of Health Professions Departments & Programs.

University Honors Program

The school encourages qualified students to participate in the University Honors Program.

Tuition and Fees

The cost to attend School of Health Professions programs varies. Visit the School of Health Professions for detailed tuition and fee information. General information on tuition, fees, and scholarships is available from the Office of the Registrar at KU Medical Center.

The School of Health Professions

On August 25, 2011, the School of Allied Health became the University of Kansas School of Health Professions. This new identity reflects the school’s renewed vision for educating tomorrow’s leaders in the health professions. The school continues to offer the excellent programs that have earned it national and international recognition.

The school comprises 8 academic departments. It is located with the School of Medicine and the School of Nursing at the KU Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan. More than 20 academic programs in the health sciences are available at the school and the type and nature of degrees offered is extremely diverse. Internationally renowned scientists at the School of Health Professions are collaborating with researchers in other schools at KU and other universities both here and abroad.

Academic programs at the University of Kansas Medical Center are offered through the Schools of Health Professions, Medicine, and Nursing. The Office of the Dean of Graduate Studies at KUMC handles matters related to graduate programs in Health Professions, Medicine, and Nursing.

The School of Health Professions offers undergraduate and graduate degrees and certificate programs that prepare students for careers in health professions.

View the list of School of Health Professions Departments & Programs.

Graduate Programs

Graduate programs in dietetics and nutrition, hearing and speech, molecular biotechnology, nurse anesthesia, occupational therapy, physical therapy, rehabilitation science, and therapeutic science are offered in Kansas City. Graduate programs in hearing and speech are offered cooperatively with the Lawrence campus.

Basic admission requirements are listed in the Graduate Studies section of the online catalog. Individual graduate programs have specific requirements including prerequisite undergraduate courses. These are listed or referenced in program descriptions.

The School of Health Professions offers a Dietetic Internship graduate certificate and the following graduate degrees, in cooperation with other academic units:

  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Occupational Therapy
  • Master of Science
  • Doctor of Audiology
  • Doctor of Occupational Therapy
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy
  • Doctor of Philosophy

View the list of School of Health Professions Departments & Programs.

Tuition and Fees

The cost to attend School of Health Professions programs varies. Visit the School of Health Professions for detailed tuition and fee information. General information on tuition, fees, and scholarships is available from the Office of the Registrar at KU Medical Center.

Contact Info

School of Health Professions

Office of Student Affairs, KU Medical Center
Mail Stop 2007, 3901 Rainbow Blvd.
Kansas City, KS 66160
913-588-5235
Fax: 913-588-5254
healthprofessions@kumc.edu
http://www.healthprofessions.kumc.edu/
Karen L. Miller, Senior Vice Chancellor, Academic and Student Affairs, and Dean
913-588-5235
healthprofessions@kumc.edu
Lisa Erter, Coordinator, Advising and Recruitment
913-588-8439
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