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.
- Armstrong’s College of Health Professions has been the #1 producer of undergraduate health professionals in the University System of Georgia since 2007.
- The university has graduated more than 400 health professionals every year since 2009.
- Armstrong’s College of Health Professions has experienced a 39% increase in enrollment since 2008 and currently has more than 2,600 students.
- The College of Health Professions addresses real employment needs in the region.
- More than 300 qualified applicants are turned away from Armstrong’s health professions majors each year due to lack of capacity.
- In addition to the main campus in Savannah, Armstrong’s nursing program offers courses at the Armstrong Liberty Center in Hinesville, providing more graduates for coastal community partners.
- Acclaimed programs in radiography, respiratory therapy and nursing provide career advancement opportunities for associate degree students to earn higher professional credentials.
- Armstrong offers seats to Licensed Practical Nurses interested in advancing their career.
- Armstrong’s College of Health Professions annually hosts the Interprofessional Health Care Summit, a national conference attracting professionals from academia and the healthcare industry.
“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