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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.

Nursing

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.

NEWS:

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.

Read More Armstrong Professor Named to University System of Georgia College 2025 Initiative Working Group

(August 18, 2017) – University System of Georgia Chancellor Steve Wrigley recently named Armstrong State University Associate Professor of Communications and African-American Studies Elizabeth F. Desnoyers-Colas, Ph.D., to the College 2025 Initiative working group. The group aims to produce more college graduates from Georgia’s public colleges and universities by 2025.

Read More Armstrong to Host Robert I. Strozier Faculty Lecture by Dr. Meimei Lin on Sept. 1

(August 16, 2017)–Armstrong State University will host a free lecture by Dr. Meimei Lin, “What is the Cost to Nature to Sustain an Increasing Population?” Dr. Lin will explore the effects of agricultural intensification on U.S. farmland and how restructured government policies can minimize unintended environmental impacts. This event is free and open to the public.

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