Seton Hall University School of Health and Medical Sciences

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The School of Health and Medical Sciences is a post-secondary degree-granting school within Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey.

In response to society’s rapidly changing healthcare needs, the School of Health and Medical Sciences (http://www.shu.edu/health) provides exemplary academic and clinical training in graduate-level health sciences and health administration. The School’s emphasis on interprofessional education prepares healthcare leaders of tomorrow to focus on patient-centered care and to make a difference in patients’ lives and their communities.

Mission: The School’s mission is to prepare healthcare professionals to assume leadership roles in the healthcare arena. To achieve this goal, a variety of innovative educational programs are offered, utilizing a multi-institutional and integrated approach to graduate education.

Graduate Programs: The School offers several innovative graduate programs in health sciences and health administration. These programs are designed to provide individuals with an enhanced knowledge-base through flexible and diverse curricula: · Master of Science in Athletic Training · Master of Science in Occupational Therapy · Doctor of Physical Therapy · Master of Science in Physician Assistant · Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology · Master of Healthcare Administration (available in both on-campus and online formats) · Doctor of Philosophy in Health Sciences (with specializations in health professions leadership, movement science and speech-language pathology) · Certificate in Global Health Administration · Certificate in Healthcare Administration

The School's students learn from distinguished, interdisciplinary faculty who provide a unique blend of experiential, clinical and academic preparation. The School focuses on the quality of care and the uniqueness of each patient, and the complexity of the healthcare environment. Students gain an appreciation from their peers in other health professions, as well, as they learn about the role of teaming in healthcare delivery. The School also fosters critical thinking skills and strives to teach students how to provide a well-thought out and researched analysis of assessment and treatment methods.

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