College of Health Professions
You Have a Heart for Helping Others
You have a heart for helping others and you want to put that God-given gift to work so it can make the greatest impact. The College of Health Professions is the place where cutting-edge science and biblical compassion come together to meet the healthcare needs of the twenty-first century.
Skill and Compassion
Just as you might feel called to serve in healthcare, the faculty and staff at AU are called to serve you. While you can find similar courses in other places, AU is not like other places. From the caring faculty to the cutting-edge labs, there’s a sincere desire to blend academic rigor with Christian service. It’s the freedom to stay connected to your faith life while pursuing your career, without shortchanging either one.
Schools of College of Health Professions
The College of Health Professions consists of the School of Allied Health, School of Human Performance, School of Nursing, and School of Physical Therapy. Thus, the College of Health Professions represents a diverse mix of undergraduate and graduate students, traditional and adult students; they study at the AU campus in Anderson, the University Center of Greenville, and online. Within the four schools, you’ll find a wide and growing variety of majors. There are bachelor’s programs in human services, in kinesiology with several concentrations, as well as in nursing, which range from bachelor’s to doctoral levels. A doctoral program in physical therapy is also in the works.
Rewarding Careers in Healthcare
You’ve chosen the perfect time to answer the call of a career in healthcare. The U.S. will need millions more healthcare workers in the coming years. You’ll not only find fulfillment, but also security, in a helping profession where job opportunities will be growing far into the future. Whether you’ve already begun your professional journey or you’re about to start, we’ll walk with you on the path toward a rewarding career.
As a leader in health and clinical education, we have a vision to improve the health of our community by developing excellence in our students. We do this with an incredible faculty of experts who follow our mission to prepare highly skilled professionals to advance, preserve and improve the health and quality of life of those we serve through our service to God, mankind and scholarship to our profession.