based on tradition
excellence in healthcare
Our highly ranked School of Health Sciences equips you with the knowledge and skills to help others.
We combine theory, classwork and best practice with hands-on experience to prepare you to provide care in a variety of healthcare settings. Elmhurst offers everything from undergraduate specializations to the new Doctor of Nursing Practice to master’s degree nurses who want to specialize in leadership in healthcare systems.
Training tomorrow’s healthcare professionals
The Elmhurst University School of Health Sciences is made up of health-related departments and programs dedicated to preparing the next generation of healthcare professionals. Specialties included include Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Public Health, Kinesiology, and Communication Sciences and Disorders.
We prepare students for ethical interprofessional practice and research in the changing healthcare environment. Our students graduate competent, compassionate, person-centred, health-centred and inclusive care for individuals, communities and populations at the local and global levels.
We achieve this by providing professional and interprofessional educational, practical and research opportunities at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. I welcome you to explore the variety of options available, where you will find opportunities to learn and grow, and reach your full potential.
— Diane SalvadorDean and Professor of Health Sciences