School of Health Sciences

The University of New Haven School of Health Sciences delivers innovative, interdisciplinary allied health and health sciences education that prepares students to be caring, compassionate health professionals who improve the health of their communities.

Healthcare Innovation Is Here

The School of Health Sciences is known for its progressive student-centered curriculum. Our community-focused, interprofessional education provides students the opportunity to apply learned competencies in real world clinical settings. Students develop the skills necessary to be a successful healthcare professional in the 21st century through hands-on experiences and a curriculum focused on healthcare innovation, systems thinking, and using evidence-based approaches to solve today’s biggest challenges in healthcare.

The School of Health Sciences is comprised of the Departments of Allied Health, Rehabilitation Sciences and Wellness, and Population Health and Leadership, including undergraduate programs in Dental Hygiene, Exercise Science, Health Sciences, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Nutrition Sciences, Paramedicine, and Public Health. Graduate and doctoral programs include Healthcare Administration (MHA), Medical Laboratory Sciences, M.S., Nutrition Sciences, M.S. (Pathway to RD), Public Health (MPH), Speech-Language Pathology, M.S., Doctor of Health Sciences (DHSc) and Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD). The School of Health Sciences is looking forward to launching our Physician Associate (PA) program in 2025.

We are educating future health care leaders!


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We prepare you for all career possibilities

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Learn from professors who are dedicated to your success.

Our faculty are leaders and innovators in their fields, bringing both deep professional experience and academic rigor to the classroom.

Accreditation and Awards
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Nationally Recognized

The School of Health Sciences is accredited by some of the leading organizations in the field and has been acknowledged for its commitment to providing a world-class educational experience.

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Get a closer look at the School of Health Sciences facilities: Echlin Hall, the Dental Center, and the Simulation Laboratory.

The School of Health Sciences Difference

Our Mission

The School of Health Sciences’ mission is to educate competent, caring, and resilient health professionals by delivering innovative, interdisciplinary healthcare education and services.

  • The University of New Haven’s School of Health Sciences is one of first schools in the United States to pursue higher education certification from Planetree International.

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  • The future of healthcare is filled with challenges that healthcare professionals will be asked to solve. Our core curriculum provides students with the courses and experiences necessary to build the tools you need to develop solutions for our complex healthcare system.

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  • Every program in the School of Health Sciences requires you to get at least one hands-on experience outside of the classroom prior to graduation. Our on-campus facilities provide you with the training and confidence to prepare you for success in the real world.

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  • We have our finger on the pulse of healthcare industry trends. Our advisory board comprises leaders from some of the largest healthcare systems and corporations in the U.S.

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