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Message from the Dean

Sheila Pressley

Welcome to the College of Health Sciences- where Health and Education meet.  Our outstanding programs in the Health Sciences are all nationally accredited. We are a strong practice college with significant depth and breadth of faculty in all of our disciplines.  We graduate students with a strong theory and practice education, ready to take on tomorrow’s challenges in a rapidly changing health care environment. 

Our outstanding faculty are nationally and internationally known and are dedicated teachers and clinicians.  Real world practice, experience and scholarship create a vibrant learning environment to help you achieve your professional goals at EKU.

We offer a broad array of health care programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels including an online Doctor of Nursing Practice  (DNP) and an online Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD). Our students pursue their passion  to be nurses, advanced practice nurses, occupational therapists, public  health practitioners,  nutritionists, athletic trainers, exercise specialists, physical education teachers, sports managers, recreation managers and therapists, early childhood educators, medical laboratory scientists, medical informatics specialists, health administrators, environmental health scientists, dietitians, family services providers and apparel designers and merchandisers.

We look forward to helping you achieve your career goals in the Health Sciences. Step with us into an evolving exciting  new world of health through some of the best programs in the country.

Dr. Sheila Pressley, Dean
College of Health Sciences
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