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College of Health Professions

The College of Health Professions at the Medical University of South Carolina is unwavering in its commitment to improving the health of populations through the education and inspiration of health scientists and leaders. Grounded in a strategic vision, the college prioritizes the expansion of online and hybrid programs to make higher education more accessible, bolstering health services research infrastructure to better understand the vital roles that graduates can play in the delivery of cost-effective and value-driven care, and enhancing student clinical opportunities and integration within the MUSC Health system. This strategic approach reflects the college's forward-thinking stance on health sciences education, especially in today's rapidly evolving healthcare landscape.

Originating in 1966 as the School of Allied Health Sciences in the picturesque city of Charleston, the College of Health Professions now stands as the most populous of the six professional colleges at the Medical University of South Carolina in terms of student enrollment, welcoming approximately 1050 full-time and part-time students annually. A hallmark of the college is its programmatic diversity, catering to a broad spectrum of health sciences and health management professions. The college is steadfast in its mission, from entry-level programs emphasizing health management, patient treatment, and sophisticated medical technology interactions to advanced programs tailored for credentialed health professionals aiming for heightened clinical or administrative roles. The overarching objective is to produce health professionals who are not only adept in delivering high-quality healthcare but also poised to lead amidst the ever-changing healthcare environment.

The college's dedication to nurturing a diverse cadre of health professionals yields immense benefits to its students, the broader University, and the community. By championing a synergistic approach in the realm of health sciences, it fosters an enriched learning atmosphere, bolstered research capabilities, and an enhanced service provision framework. Interprofessional collaboration and innovation lie at the heart of the college's modus operandi, ensuring that it remains dynamic, responsive, and ever-ready to devise solutions that positively impact the health and wellness of the state's residents and beyond.


The programs in the College receive accreditation by appropriate professional and education accrediting agencies where applicable. For program-specific accreditation details, click here.