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Health Professions: Support the College of Health Professions

Armstrong’s College of Health Professions offers a constellation of healthcare programs not found at any other university in Georgia.

The College of Health Professions at Armstrong State University 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.

Fast Facts

Student Success

“We were taught to utilize research to get better patient outcomes at Armstrong. The university’s College of Health Professions provides excellent hands-on experience that supports the next generation of medical professionals.”

—Michael Tankovich, Doctor of Physical Therapy (’12), Physical Therapist for the Seattle Seahawks

“Armstrong’s College of Health Professions really helps prepare you for success.”

—Robert May, B.S. in Respiratory Therapy (’11), ICU Respiratory Therapist at Memorial University Medical System

“Armstrong provides students with a good, solid foundation to get started on the way to a successful career. You develop a personal relationship with all your professors, and they have your best interests in mind.”

—Kristin Burton, Doctor of Physical Therapy (’13), Physical therapist at St. Joseph’s/Candler Hospital in Savannah

“All my professors were great mentors at Armstrong. They were helpful, knowledgeable and cared about my success.”

—Laura Gonzalez, BSN-Nursing (’11), Critical Care Registered Nurse at St. Joseph's/Candler Hospital

Recent Achievements

  • All programs in the College of Health Professions have consistently high pass rates on national examinations, exceeding national standards.
  • Of the 61 students admitted to the Class of 2012, 2013 and 2014, 57 Physical Therapy students (93.4%) graduated and 100% were employed within three months of graduation.  Over the same time period, 100% passed the National Physical Therapy Examination, including 96.7% on the first attempt.
  • Armstrong’s College of Health Professions was awarded the Georgia Medical Society’s Institution/Organization Award at the 14th Annual Health Care Heroes Awards Banquet.

Did You Know?

Memorial University Health Center and St. Joseph’s/Candler in Savannah hire more health professions graduates from Armstrong than from any other university.

Support a New College of Health Professions Building

Armstrong’s capacity issues require the construction of a new College of Health Professions building, which will serve as a center for interprofessional collaboration and interdisciplinary learning, at the university's main campus in Savannah.

This state-of-the-art facility will offer technologies to prepare students to meet patient needs in a changing healthcare delivery environment and will serve as a hub of healthcare innovation and excellence.

Please support Armstrong’s new College of Health Professions building. For more information, please contact the university's Office of Advancement at 912.344.2541 or advancement@armstrong.edu.

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