About the College

Welcome to the College of Health Sciences at Rush University where students from throughout the United States and the world prepare to become outstanding practitioners and leaders in providing quality health care.

Since 1975, the College of Health Sciences has been responsible for education and research in the allied health professions. We seek to provide the growing health care industry with superb health practitioners, managers, researchers and leaders.

Rush University educational programs integrate patient care, research, scholarship and service in an academic medical center setting. They are among the very best in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report’s Graduate School rankings.

College of Health Sciences Mission

The Mission of the College of Health Sciences is to advance the quality and availability of health care through excellence in education, research and scholarship, service and patient care. The college promotes the values of diversity, access and inclusion in all of its endeavors.

College of Health Sciences Vision

The College of Health Sciences at Rush University will be a world-class school of allied health sciences whose programs are recognized as among the best in the United States.

College of Health Sciences Diversity Statement

The College of Health Sciences at Rush University supports an environment that values individuals and encourages engagement. Respecting multiple experiences and perspectives will serve to challenge all individuals to learn from each other. By promoting diversity, inclusion and intellectual exchange, we will not only mirror society as it is, but also model society as it should and can be.

Diversity encompasses the range of human differences, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, socioeconomic status, physical ability, cognitive, linguistic, or psychosocial abilities, religious or ethical values system, national origin, and political beliefs. Inclusion is involvement and empowerment in which the inherent worth and dignity of all people are recognized. As an inclusive college, we will promote and sustain a sense of belonging, as well as value and respect the talents, beliefs, and backgrounds of all individuals.

Tuition

The College of Health Sciences sets tuition on a per program basis, with no hidden fees. Programs set tuition based on either a flat or per credit hour rate, but all tuition is subject to change with a potential 2-5% increase annually.
 

The College of Health Sciences offers a wide choice of degree programs in the following departments:

Cardiopulmonary Sciences

Master of Science in Cardiovascular Perfusion
Master of Science in Respiratory Care

Clinical Nutrition

Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition for Registered Dietitians
Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition with Dietetic Internship

Communication Disorders and Sciences

Doctor of Audiology
Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology

Health Sciences

Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences
Doctor of Philosophy in Health Sciences

Health Systems Management

Master of Science in Health Systems Management

Medical Imaging Sciences

Bachelor of Science in Imaging Sciences
Bachelor of Science in Vascular Ultrasound

Medical Laboratory Science

Master of Science in Clinical Laboratory Management
Master of Science in Medical Laboratory Science
Specialist in Blood Bank Technology Certificate

Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy Doctorate

Physician Assistant Studies

Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies

Our Team

Charlotte Royeen, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Dean, College of Health Sciences

Christy Tangney, PhD, FACN, CNS
Associate Dean of Research

Mary Jo Guglielmo, MPH
Assistant Dean

Dina Batlivala, MS
Director of Marketing & Admissions

Natalie Landfair, BS
Financial Analyst