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Akron, OH 44325-3700

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School of NursingWith 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.

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Pathology and Audiology

School of Speech-Language Pathology and AudiologyRecognized as a national leader, the school provides evidence-based clinical training to prepare and graduate highly qualified audiologists and speech-language pathologists.

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Child Life

Child LifeThe Child Life program synthesizes knowledge from several fields to provide students with theory and practical skills that will enable them to excel in a variety of settings. Students are encouraged to become self-directed, collaborative and independent.

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Master of Public Health

The Consortium of Eastern Ohio Master of Public Health program is a partnership between The University of Akron, Cleveland State University, Northeast Ohio Medical University, Ohio University and Youngstown State University. This nontraditional program is geared toward the working professional who would like to broaden their role in improving community health, enhance current job skills, or seek career advancement.

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Social Work

Social WorkThe 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 gradate programs. 

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Dietetics and NutritionStudents 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.

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School of Sports Science and Wellness Education

SSWE female studentsThrough engage scholarship and experiential learning, the school develops students in areas related to sport science, health and wellness education in preparation for cutting-edge professional careers with industry leaders.

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Student Success Center
Like our faculty, the professionals in our Student Success Center are devoted to your success.  They can assist you with advising and orientation needs, with scholarship information, and with recommending opportunities for you to get more involved in the college, through learning communities and service learning.

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