Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences, Clinical Sciences and Nursing graduates have above a 90 percent job placement rate after graduation. Criminal Justice graduates have a 72 percent placement rate and the department offers a bachelor's degree program. The Health and Human Performance department provides quality programs in both undergraduate and graduate studies and is housed in a complex of facilities that provide outstanding opportunities for teaching, learning, recreation and sports.
Departments & Schools
The College of Health Sciences and Professional Studies consists of four schools, five departments and two centers. Many of the schools and departments provide professional development programs, as well as continuing education, for practitioners. The college is also involved with the advancement of interdisciplinary study and promotion of intra-professional collaboration through innovative programs, instruction, scholarship and service.
Degrees & Certificates
The College of Health Sciences and Professional Studies at NMU offers a number of degrees and certificates. Students use these degrees to excel in their fields.
- Bachelor of Arts (BA)
- Bachelor of Science (BS)
- Bachelor of Social Work (BSW)
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
- Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
- Associate of Arts (AA)
- Associate of Science (AS)
- Clinical Assistant
- Criminal Justice Management
- Surgical Technician
Northern Michigan University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).
Many programs within the College of Health Sciences and Professional Studies are accredited by discipline or program specific professional accreditation bodies. To review the accrediting organizations connected to our programs, please visit the "Accreditations" section for NMU Academic Affairs.
The College of Health Sciences and Professional Studies has a multifaceted mission within Northern Michigan University, offering programs from the certificate through graduate levels and contributing courses to the university-wide liberal studies program.
Our Mission Statement: The programs within the College of Health Sciences and Professional Studies provide students and faculty the opportunity to think independently and critically and to apply the professional knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviors needed to serve their communities of engagement.
Office of the Dean
Dr. Joseph Lubig is the Interim Dean of the College of Health Sciences and Professional Studies. To contact Dr. Lubig, please call the School of Education, Leadership & Public Service at (906) 227-2728 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.