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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 State to Host Symposium on North and South Korea Sept. 20 and 21

(September 18, 2017) – Armstrong State University will host a symposium on North and South Korea on Wednesday, Sept. 20 and Thursday, Sept. 21, with lectures on human rights, nuclear issues and the Republic of Korea (ROK)-U.S. alliance, and cultural events. The symposium will take place on Armstrong’s main campus at 11935 Abercorn St. All events are free and open to the public.

Read More Armstrong State Athletics to Induct Final Class Into Hall of Fame

(August 31, 2017) – Armstrong State University has announced its final Hall of Fame class in institutional history. The Armstrong State Athletic Hall of Fame committee considered nearly a hundred nominations from the beginning of the Pirate athletic program to the very last season of competition in 2016-17 and has selected 40 inductees and five service citation award winners to represent the final class to be inducted into the Hall of Fame.

Read More New Waters College of Health Professions Facility Breaks Ground

(Aug. 29, 2017) – Armstrong State University officially broke ground earlier today on the new building that will house the Waters College of Health Professions in Savannah. Georgia Governor Nathan Deal praised the $22 million state-of-the-art facility at a ceremony attended by more than 300 community leaders, political dignitaries, faculty, staff and students.

Read More University System of Georgia 2016 Economic Impact Study Released, Armstrong State Contributed $252 million to Area

(August 22, 2017) – The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia (USG) released a study on the $16.8 billion economic impact of Georgia’s 28 institutions on their host economies in Fiscal Year 2016. During that period, Armstrong State University contributed more than $252 million to the Savannah area, reflecting a $17 million increase from fiscal year 2015 to 2016.

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