Department of Health Professions


The purpose of the Department of Health Professions is to contribute to the liberal arts education of all students and prepare students for professional careers in the health professions and/or for entry into professional programs.


The goals of the Department of Health Professions are to:

  • Promote the health and well-being of the JMU community.
  • Support the General Education program.
  • Educate health professionals.
  • Provide service to the community, the state, the region and the nation.
  • Conduct, disseminate and publish research/scholarship in health professions.