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The School of Health Professions

On August 25, 2011, the School of Allied Health will become the University of Kansas School of Health Professions. This new identity reflects the school’s renewed vision for educating tomorrow’s leaders in the health professions. The school will continue to offer the excellent programs that have earned it national and international recognition.

The school comprises 8 academic departments. It is located with the School of Medicine and the School of Nursing at the KU Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan. More than 20 academic programs in the health sciences are available at the school and the type and nature of degrees offered is extremely diverse. Internationally renowned scientists at the School of Allied Health are collaborating with researchers in other schools at KU and other universities both here and abroad.

Academic programs at the University of Kansas Medical Center are offered through the Schools of Allied Health, Medicine, and Nursing. The Office of the Dean of Graduate Studies at KUMC handles matters related to graduate programs in Allied Health, Medicine, and Nursing.

The School of Allied Health offers undergraduate and graduate degrees and certificate programs that prepare students for careers in health professions.

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Undergraduate Programs

Undergraduate programs in Allied Health include clinical laboratory science, cytotechnology, health information management, and respiratory care. View the list of School of Allied Health Departments & Programs.

University Honors Program

The school encourages qualified students to participate in the University Honors Program.

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Tuition and Fees

The cost to attend School of Allied Health programs varies. Visit the School of Allied Health for detailed tuition and fee information. General information on tuition, fees, and scholarships is available from the Office of the Registrar at KU Medical Center.

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The School of Health Professions

On August 25, 2011, the School of Allied Health will become the University of Kansas School of Health Professions. This new identity reflects the school’s renewed vision for educating tomorrow’s leaders in the health professions. The school will continue to offer the excellent programs that have earned it national and international recognition.

The school comprises 8 academic departments. It is located with the School of Medicine and the School of Nursing at the KU Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan. More than 20 academic programs in the health sciences are available at the school and the type and nature of degrees offered is extremely diverse. Internationally renowned scientists at the School of Allied Health are collaborating with researchers in other schools at KU and other universities both here and abroad.

Academic programs at the University of Kansas Medical Center are offered through the Schools of Allied Health, Medicine, and Nursing. The Office of the Dean of Graduate Studies at KUMC handles matters related to graduate programs in Allied Health, Medicine, and Nursing.

The School of Allied Health offers undergraduate and graduate degrees and certificate programs that prepare students for careers in health professions.

View the list of School of Allied Health Departments & Programs.

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Graduate Programs

Graduate programs in dietetics and nutrition, hearing and speech, molecular biotechnology, nurse anesthesia, occupational therapy, physical therapy, rehabilitation science, and therapeutic science are offered in Kansas City. Graduate programs in hearing and speech are offered cooperatively with the Lawrence campus.

Basic admission requirements are listed in the Graduate Studies section of the online catalog. Individual graduate programs have specific requirements including prerequisite undergraduate courses. These are listed or referenced in program descriptions.

The School of Allied Health offers a Dietetic Internship graduate certificate and the following graduate degrees, in cooperation with other academic units:

  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Occupational Therapy
  • Master of Science
  • Doctor of Audiology
  • Doctor of Occupational Therapy
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy
  • Doctor of Philosophy

View the list of School of Allied Health Departments & Programs.

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Tuition and Fees

The cost to attend School of Allied Health programs varies. Visit the School of Allied Health for detailed tuition and fee information. General information on tuition, fees, and scholarships is available from the Office of the Registrar at KU Medical Center.

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