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► College of Health Professions - Recognizing faculty member Mary Jo MacCracken for 50 years of service.
► School of Allied Health - Faculty author journal article.
► College of Health Professions - The College of Health Professions is proud to share that its faculty and contract professionals were selected to receive the UA EXL Center’s Spirit of Experiential Learning Award for its Wellness Wednesday initiative.
► College of Health Professions - The College of Health Professions is proud to congratulate Matthew Juravich (School of Sport Science & Wellness Education) and Naomi White (School of Social Work) as two of the three 2018-2019 University of Akron fellows selected for the Mid-American Conference (MAC) Academic Leadership Development Program (ALDP).
► School of Social Work - Blaire D. Gray-Harrison, from the School of Social Work will be the student speaker at the Spring Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 12, at 10 a.m.
► ARI-AHEC - The Akron Region Inter professional Area Health Education Center at The University of Akron works with partners to provide community-based opportunities.
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This degree is an interdisciplinary program (partnered with four other Ohio universities) providing convenient distance learning and weekend classes leading to diverse opportunities in public health throughout northeastern Ohio and beyond.
The School of Allied Health offers associate and baccalaureate programs which lead to rewarding and productive careers in the fields of medical assisting, radiologic technology, respiratory therapy and surgical technology. Students in Allied Health gain the opportunity to function in a realistic work environment under the supervision of clinical faculty or other health care professionals.
Using a scientist-practitioner model, the School of Counseling offers doctoral and master's programs which lead to licensure and practice in various mental health fields and, for the doctoral programs also career opportunities in higher education. The field is rapidly growing, providing a broad employment opportunity for graduates.
With rigorous entrance requirements and a growing national profile, the school graduates nurses who transform lives as they deliver patient care with ethics, honesty and compassion.
Students in the program learn how to translate the science of food and nutrition and apply it to enhance health. The career outlook for the field is strong, owing to our aging population, growing interest in nutrition and emphasis on disease prevention.
The school graduates practitioners who possess the knowledge, values and skills necessary to succeed with diverse clients in various practice settings. We offer both undergraduate and graduate programs.
Recognized as a national leader, the school provides evidence-based clinical training to prepare and graduate highly qualified audiologists and speech-language pathologists.
Through engaged scholarship and experiential learning, the school develops students in areas related to sport science, and health and wellness education in preparation for cutting-edge professional careers with industry leaders.