Dedicated to the Advancement of Health Care

Through a growing number of degree programs at the new College of Health Professions, health-minded students can earn a degree that prepares them for a variety of roles in health care fields that impact the health and well-being of our communities.

Dedicated to the advancement of health care, the College of Health Professions is expert in creating innovative programs within a Culture of Health framework that’s infused throughout our bachelor degree programs in Nursing, Respiratory Therapy, and Health Education & Health Promotion.

Because we offer an interdisciplinary curriculum, our undergraduate students gain the flexibility they need to explore different degree programs within the health profession before choosing their career path, as they complete their fourth semester.

Programs That Prepare You for Long-Term Success

  • Health education and health promotion has been on the forefront for some time, in particular, as people have focus more and more on their own wellness and that of their family and communities as well. 

    Kathy Van Eerden | Dean, College of Health Professions

  • There are many avenues toward a successful career after graduating with a bachelor's degree in this field. Examples of the health degree jobs you could pursue are listed below.

    • Health Educator
    • Respiratory Therapy Manager
    • Staff Nurse
    • School Nurse
    • Community Health Nurse

Undergraduate Programs

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

    • College of Health Professions
    Campus
  • Bachelor's Degree in Health Education and Health Promotion

    • College of Health Professions
    Campus
  • Bachelor's Degree in Respiratory Therapy

    • College of Health Professions
    Online

Program Search

Browse more than 60 rigorous major and minor programs and find the right degree for you. Start searching below by degree, interest, or career.

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Meet our Health Professions Faculty

Discover our esteemed faculty members who are making a huge impact in their respective fields and providing dynamic ways of learning in the classroom and beyond.

  • image of Saint Leo University faculty, Kathleen Van Eerden, Ph.D.

    Kathy Van Eerden, Ph.D.

  • image of Saint Leo University faculty, Deb Peterson, Ph.D.

    Deb Peterson, Ph.D.

  • Maridelys Detres

    Maridelys Detres

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