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College of Health Sciences

The College of Health Sciences was established in 1980 and enrolled its first students in the Physician Assistant Program in 1981.   The college has continued to grow since that time and now offers two Doctor of Physical Therapy programs (entry level and post professional) and master’s degrees in physician assistant sciences, health care administration, and public health.  The faculty has grown in order to provide low student to faculty ratios in support of the over 600 face-to-face and on-line students enrolled annually in the college.

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News and Updates

Cheryl L. Scott, D.P.T.’07

Dr. Scott became board-certified as a neurologic certified specialist (NSC) in 2014. She continues to be a certified brain injury specialist (CBIS), a certified stroke rehabilitation specialist (CSRS), and certified in the neuro-developmental treatment approach (c/NDT).

— Alumni Relations

Richard G. Nellis, MS, PA-C’08

Richard Nellis, Wyoming, MN, earned a Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in both hospital medicine and emergency medicine in 2013. He was also named clinical dyad lead for observation care within the Fairview health system in 2014.

— Alumni Relations

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