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College of Health Professions

Achieve Your Goals. Serve Your Community.

The College of Health Professions offers an interprofessional approach to healthcare education, raising the bar for healthcare in Georgia and across the Southeast by providing a well-trained, compassionate workforce. With its commitment to interdisciplinary learning and professional excellence, Armstrong prepares the next generation of healthcare clinicians and administrators for success, while meeting the growing healthcare needs of the region.

You can be part of the largest health college in the State of Georgia. Explore the following  programs and choose your path.

Health Sciences

The curriculum emphasizes a view that health is different from illness and is designed to teach new students and practicing health professionals this difference. Students earning the baccalaureate degree will develop expertise in the health sciences, while focusing on applied health-related areas

Diagnostic & Therapeutic Sciences

The department offers bachelor degrees and degree completion programs in the high tech fields of medical laboratory science, radiologic sciences and respiratory therapy.  All of these programs offer options for completing the coursework either fully or subtantially online.


We appreciate your interest in our nursing program. It's an exciting time to be a nurse! A nursing degree from Armstrong provides you with a strong career foundation from which you may practice clinical nursing as a professional nurse in a variety of diverse settings, or pursue higher degree options

Rehabilitation Sciences

The department offers undergraduate and accredited graduate programs in Rehabilitation Sciences and Communication Sciences and a doctoral degree in Physical Therapy. We are located in beautiful, historic Savannah, Georgia, just 40 minutes from the beach and close to both Hilton Head and St. Simons Island.


Read More Armstrong Department Head Appointed to State Board of Physical Therapy

(October 28, 2016) – Anne Thompson, PT, Ed.D., who serves as Armstrong State University's head of the Rehabilitation Sciences Department, has been appointed to the State Board of Physical Therapy by Governor Nathan Deal. Thompson, who is also the university’s director of the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, will be sworn in on Nov. 15.  

Read More College of Education Encourages Critical Literacy in the Classroom

(October 29, 2016) This semester, Armstrong Resource and Instruction Librarian Vivian Bynoe and College of Education professors Dr. Patricia Holt and Dr. Anne Katz implemented a critical literacy project, funded by a Teaching and Learning Grant.

Read More Armstrong State University to Celebrate Symposium on India Nov. 2-4

(October 27, 2016) – Armstrong State University will celebrate the Symposium on India from Wednesday, Nov. 2 through Friday, Nov. 4, in conjunction with Armstrong’s International Education, International Student Organization and the Criminal Justice, Social & Political Science Departments. The Honorable Consul General of India Nagesh Singh will be a guest lecturer for three events.

Read More Kathleen Platt Appointed as Armstrong’s Registrar

(October 26, 2016) – Armstrong State University recently appointed Kathy Platt as the institution’s registrar. In this position, Platt oversees the operations of the Office of the Registrar, including curriculum, registration, transcripts and degree completion. She is also responsible for maintaining the academic records of the university.

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