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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.

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. We offer undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies, Communication Sciences and Disorders, and Health Science, plus a minor in Health Administration. Take advantage of enriching opportunities for certification as an Emergency Medical technician, and soon-to-be available certificates in Gerontology and Global Health.

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, Haiti, Trinidad and Tabago, China, and Malaysia.  

Learn about 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.


Dean Brooke Hallowell, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow