College of Health Professions
The College of Health Professions provides outstanding graduate and undergraduate interprofessional education as it prepares lifelong learners and leaders who exhibit high ethical standards and professional, inclusive behaviors. Students participate in a wide variety of experiential learning activities that foster engagement with community partners to promote health and well-being and work with faculty as they advance knowledge through implementation of innovative, evidence-based practice and applied research.
The programs in the College prepare graduates to assume roles in a variety of clinical, teaching, administrative, community and wellness-related settings. Each program integrates this professional preparation with a rigorous grounding in the liberal arts and sciences. Faculty members support students’ development to assure that graduates possess the knowledge, attitudes and skills necessary for career success. Internships and clinical experiences are an essential part of students' education. Key values of the College are experiential learning, interprofessionalism, evidence-based practice, inclusion and integrity.
The College of Health Professions contributes to the well-being of TU’s students, faculty, staff and many off-campus communities through collaborative outreach, applied research, educational partnerships and professional practice. Programs in the College are accredited by appropriate professional and educational accrediting agencies. Graduates of professional entry to practice programs are eligible to sit for their respective licensure or certification examinations.
The College of Health Professions enrolls more bachelor’s and master’s health care and wellness-related professional students than any other institution in the state of Maryland and has one of the largest enrollments in the mid-Atlantic region.
Lisa A. Plowfield, Dean
Tabatha Uhrich, Associate Dean