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Welcome to the School of Health Professions

The healthcare field is a dynamic place to target, grow, and thrive in a meaningful career. Whether you’re drawn to a future in healthcare because of your empathy towards others or a desire to make a positive impact in your community, National University is committed to supporting you in the pursuit of your personal and professional goals.

At NU, our School of Health Professions offers a wide range of career-focused programs in a variety of disciplines ranging from nursing and other vital patient care roles to applied health administration and management. Our curriculums are designed by experienced healthcare professionals and taught by practicing professionals in their respective disciplines. You’ll gain the essential skills and experience to be a difference-maker in your chosen field.

A future in healthcare offers many benefits and advantages, including a strong job outlook for most careers in the field, flexible scheduling for many positions, and myriad opportunities for continuing your education and professional growth. Whichever path you choose, NU has the people, programs, and support systems in place to help you achieve your goals.

Wittney Jones, PhD
Dean, School of Health Professions

National University is recognized as the first academic institution to achieve Silver status with Planetree. This achievement for NU:

  • Represents achievement of organizational culture
  • Recognizes commitment
  • Recognizes excellence in Person/Student-centered Care
  • Provides operational framework for sustaining culture change

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Explore Our Departments and Degree Programs:

Department of Healthcare Leadership

Department of Health Services

Department of Nursing

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