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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.


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