School of Health Sciences
Welcome to the School of Health Sciences!
Collaborate with us in your development of spirit, mind, and body to be the best health professional and world citizen you can be. Have you heard about our fabulous new Health Sciences Center to open in 2023? Check out the links below to explore what we have in store!
In the School of Health Sciences, we join forces locally and globally to advance health-related education, service, research, outreach, and leadership. Our work reflects the Humanics philosophy of Springfield College: education of the whole person for leadership in service to others. Consider our world-class undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Public Health, and Health Science, plus our minors in Public Health and Communication Sciences and Disorders.
No matter what your major is, take advantage of career-enriching opportunities with our undergraduate and graduate certificates in Gerontology, and undergraduate certificate program in Speech-Language Pathology. Also, be sure to check out opportunities for Emergency Medical Technician and related certifications, open to all Springfield College students.
Stay tuned for exciting emerging opportunities, including a graduate certificate in Teaching in Higher Education for Health and Medical Professionals, a clinical doctorate in Occupational Therapy (OTD), and a Doctor of Medical Sciences (DMSc) degree program for Physician Assistants.
Opportunities abound, locally and globally, for clinical engagement in our health disciplines. Come learn about the life-changing opportunities to engage in interprofessional global health experiences in underserved communities in the United States, India, Trinidad and Tabago, Malaysia, and Vietnam.
Engage in truly interprofessional practice from master clinicians in diverse fields. Take advantage of clinical practice opportunities throughout the country. Consider a special intergenerational living arrangement through our Students in Residence Program in a world-class retirement community right on our campus.
We welcome you to explore the web sites of our four departments: Health Sciences, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Physician Assistant Studies.
Brooke Hallowell, PhD, CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow
Dean, School of Health Sciences
Communication Sciences and Disorders Major | Minor
Health Science Major | Minor
Occupational Therapy Major | Master's Program
Physical Therapy Major | Doctoral Program
Physician Assistant Studies Major | Master's Program
Public Health Major | Minor
Occupational Therapy (Master's Degree) Master's Program
Physical Therapy (Doctoral Program) Doctoral Program
Physician Assistant Studies (Master's Degree) Master's Program
Gerontology | Undergraduate
Gerontology | Graduate
Speech-Language Pathology | Undergraduate