The College of Health Sciences and Social Welfare is
made up of four professional schools--medicine, nursing, public health,
and social work. It was established to provide a coordinated
interdisciplinary approach to the solution of problems common to the
four fields. Interdisciplinary courses, colloquia, institutes, and
practicum experiences permit students to become acquainted with one
another and with trends and developments in the four professions
represented. The college is governed by an executive committee composed
of the deans of the four schools.
The degree programs of each school are summarized in
this Catalog and in separate bulletins published by the schools.
These bulletins are available through the student services office of
The mission of the college is to serve society by
increasing, refining, disseminating, applying, and sharing knowledge,
wisdom, and values relating to the health and social welfare concerns of
the public. It carries out this mission through research, instruction,
and service in medicine, nursing, public health, social work, and
related health and biomedical sciences.
Degrees and Certificates
For information on degree and certificate offerings,
refer to the Catalog sections on the Schools of Medicine,
Nursing, Public Health, and Social Work.