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Career Services

Career Services representatives

Audrey Merritt career services liaison to College of Health Professions

Audrey Merritt, coordinator

Dani Pariano career services liaison to College of Health Professions

Dani Pariano, assistant director

We work in Career Services to assist you in the College of Health and Human Sciences.

We can help you:

  • Explore majors
  • Find internships, co-ops, and jobs
  • Gain lifelong career skills

Visit: Career Services

College news

► School of Nursing

  • RN To BSN Program Faculty Celebrate 2020 Graduating Class

► College of Health and Human Sciences

  • Faculty team receives grant to help improve addiction treatment training Full story.
  • College of Health and Human Sciences partners with NEOMED on interprofessional education event. Full story

School of Social Work and Family Sciences

  • Lakewood MSW student Carolyn Greene dedicates her life to serving others. Full story.

► School of Nursing

  • Nursing hope: Anesthesia students go to NYC to care for COVID-19 Patients. Full story.

► School of Speech Language Pathology and Audiology

  • Dr. Erin Miller honored by the American Academy of Audiology. Full story.

► School of Disaster Science and Emergency Services

  • UA Partners with Canton Township Fire Department for Advanced Firefighting Training Full story
  • Professor named first non-Canadian member of Canada's Order of Red Cross. Full story.
Inside the College

College of Health and Human Sciences Summer Visit Day

Join us Friday, July 23, to explore UA's exceptional programs in nursing, learn about scholarships and admissions, and tour our amazing campus.

Two nursing students work together in a lab to assist a patient.School of Allied Health

The School of Allied Health offers baccalaureate programs which leads to rewarding and productive careers in respiratory therapy and healthcare administration. Students gain the opportunity to function in a realistic work environment under the supervision of clinical faculty and interprofessional health care workers.

School of CounselingSchool of Counseling

The School of Counseling offers master's programs which lead to licensure and practice in high demand mental health fields. The field is rapidly growing, providing a broad employment opportunity for graduates along with the chance to enhance one's community.

Fire fighter in real fireSchool of Disaster Science and Emergency Services

We offer baccalaureate and associate degrees, that are nationally accredited, to provide the education you need in response to a growing demand in the field of emergency service providers.

School of Exercise and Nutrition SciencesStudent monitoring health stats while another student exercises.

Exercise track
Our baccalaureate and master's programs in sport science, health and wellness education prepare you for cutting-edge professional careers with industry leaders.

Student working in a food labat UA.Nutrition track
In this growing field with a strong career outlook, our baccalaureate programs in dietetics, food and environmental nutrition, teach how to apply science to enhance health.

School of NursingSchool of Nursing

With baccalaureate, master's and doctoral programs the School of Nursing has rigorous entrance requirements and a growing national profile, graduating nurses who transform lives as they deliver patient care with ethics, honesty and compassion.

Social WorkSchool of Social Work and Family Sciences

The School of Social Work graduates baccalaureate and master's practitioners who possess the knowledge, values and skills necessary to promote human and social well-being with diverse clientele in various practice settings.

School of Speech-Language Pathology and AudiologySchool of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

Recognized as a national leader, the School of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology provides baccalaureate, master's and doctoral students with evidence-based clinical training to prepare and graduate highly qualified audiologists and speech-language pathologists.

Akron-Region Interprofessional Area Health Education Center


The Akron-Region Interprofessional Area Health Education Center works with university and community partners to provide programming that works to:

  • Recruit and prepare a diverse, culturally competent primary care workforce; and
  • Develop and maintain a health care workforce that is prepared to deliver high quality care, particularly in underserved areas and communities.

The Area Health Education Center program is funded through the HRSA Bureau of Health Workforce. Additional support for ARI-AHEC comes from The University of Akron College of Health and Human Sciences and the Ohio Department of Higher Education.

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