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At DePaul we view the topic of health from a variety of perspectives; from the neuroscience of concussion to the factors in our
communities that influence health to the legal and ethical issues surrounding
health. We currently offer a number of programs related to health and more are
The Pre-Health program at DePaul is for any student, in any major at DePaul, who is interested
in applying to professional health programs. The Pathways Honors program offers highly motivated College of Science and Health students unique
opportunities as part of our Alliance for Health Sciences with Rosalind Franklin
University of Medicine and Science. Students seeking a broad preparation in health science might
choose the BS in Health Science, where they will prepare for a variety of professions by
combining biomedical coursework with an understanding of how societal factors
DePaul’s School of Nursing offers an RN to MS program (online) as well as the Master’s Entry
to Nursing Practice (MENP) and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP).
DePaul’s Psychology department offers a range or coursework relevant to human health,
including the MA or PhD in Clinical Psychology.
The MS in Health Informatics provides students with the skills and knowledge to implement and
support IT solution in the health sector organizations.
The Jaharis Health Law Institute offers a suite of programs to meet the diverse needs of health
DePaul’s Master of Public Health program prepares dynamic public health leaders to work
collaboratively with diverse communities to prioritize and investigate
health concerns to achieve lasting social change, and foster health equity to
promote the health and well-being of all people.
The BS in Exercise Science allows students to learn the scientific principles that relate to
The MA in Health Communication allows students to apply communication theory, research and
practice to the specific needs of the health care industry.