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College of Health Sciences

Glen Tellis, Ph.D. - Interim Dean

Phone: (570) 674-6159


Student Research Presentations
Sponsored by the College of Health Sciences
May 2, 2013
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Mission Statement

The undergraduate and graduate programs within the College of Health Sciences support the mission of the University, embracing the values and attitudes of justice, mercy, service and hospitality. Our programs strive to provide a quality education grounded in the sciences and liberal arts while maintaining high academic and professional standards. Students are prepared to become: collaborative members of a multidisciplinary team; active participants in scholarship; and ethical practitioners. Graduates are life-long learners who engage in evidence-based practice in a diverse global society.

Student Outcomes

Upon graduation students will:

  • Demonstrate the knowledge, critical reasoning ability, and skill necessary to obtain all appropriate professional credentials within their respective fields of practice.
  • Demonstrate ethical decision-making and competence in their respective disciplines within local, regional, and/or broader communities.
  • Participate as a collaborative member of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Provide culturally competent health care services to diverse populations.
  • Critique and/or incorporate research related to evidence-based best practice.
  • Incorporate leadership and management principles in field/clinical settings.

The College of Health Sciences provides excellent academic programs in the areas of Medical Imaging, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Sonography,  Speech and Language Pathology, and Health Informatics.

Misericordia University has a long history of providing the community with health care practitioners that are compassionate, well educated and able to deal with the challenging demands of health care in today's society. The College of Health Sciences offers bachelors, masters and clinical doctoral degree programs, as well as certificate programs in specialized areas. Curricula in all Health Sciences degree programs support the mission of Misericordia University and its core values of mercy, service, justice and hospitality.

The College of Health Sciences consists of the following departments:

College of Health Sciences
Clinical Education Policies

(updated May 2014)