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About Rush University

The College of Health Sciences at Rush University is an institutional member of the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professionals (ASAHP)

The College of Health Sciences, founded in 1975, is responsible for education and research in the allied health professions, including health care management. Rush University educates students as practitioners, scientists, teachers and leaders. The College of Health Sciences, as an integral component of Rush University, seeks to prepare superb allied health practitioners and leaders to provide the very best care for our patients. In addition, the college makes meaningful and significant contributions to advancing health care through research, scholarship, service and practice.

The College of Health Sciences offers programs in 20 different degree and certificate options, housed within 11 academic departments. The college includes the departments of Clinical Laboratory Sciences; Communication Disorders and Sciences; Clinical Nutrition; Health Systems Management; Imaging Sciences; Medical Physics; Occupational Therapy; Perfusion Technology; Physician Assistant Studies; Religion, Health and Human Values; Respiratory Care and Vascular Ultrasound. Programs offered within the college include the doctor of audiology (AuD); clinical laboratory management (MS); clinical laboratory sciences (BS, MS); clinical nutrition (MS); health care ethics (certificate, MA); health systems management (MS); imaging sciences (BS); medical physics; occupational therapy (MS); perfusion technology (BS, MS); physician assistant studies (MS); clinical pastoral education (certificate); respiratory care (BS, MS); speech-language pathology (MS); specialist in blood bank technology (certificate); and vascular ultrasound (BS).

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