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Health Professions....Because You Feel Inspired to Pursue a Career that Allows You to Help Others

But you also want a job you’ll love, that pays well, and provides room for growth.

Pursuing a career in the health professions just makes sense if you are concerned about things like job demand, security, salary, and satisfaction. Pursuing that opportunity at Marian University--where there is actually an H in STEHM (science, technology, engineering, HEALTH, and mathematics)--is beyond smart.

Here at Marian University, we are fully invested in our health professions programs and dedicated to the mission of graduating future exercise science professionals, nurses, and doctors of osteopathic medicine who will become transformational leaders in their fields. You will get the best of both worlds on this campus—our Franciscan heritage and values along with state-of-the-art facilities.

As a health professions student, you will spend a lot of time in the new Michael A. Evans Center for Health Sciences, benefiting from its incredibly advanced technology as well as the collaborative opportunities presented by our dedicated faculty and their innovative approach to teaching.

You will have access to interprofessional training and internships with clinical partners throughout a city and state recognized as the life-sciences hub of the country. Or challenge yourself on a more global level with one of our medical missions. 

Marian University is serious about service to those in need. Come HERE to develop and nurture your calling to the health professions.

4 Million

new jobs by 2022 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

health professionals have salaries above the national average

College of Osteopathic Medicine

Our program emphasizes training in all areas of medicine, with a focus on primary care, through lifelong learning and scholarly activity delivered by a dynamic academic community. Become an osteopathic physician who emphasizes a whole-person approach to healing.  Start HERE to learn more about our DO and Masters of Science in Biomedical Sciences.

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Leighton School of Nursing

We offer several undergraduate programs that lead to the Bachelor of Science degree in nursing (BSN) as well as RN to BSN and a Masters in Nursing.  We cater to your needs, so start HERE to learn more about our traditional and accelerated programs as well as our direct admit option.

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Program in Exercise and Sports Science

Through hands-on and experiential learning, our sport performance and exercise science majors will prepare you for a career in fitness, wellness, and health. Earn a BS in Sports Performance or Exercise Science and, after earning a nationally recognized certification, work in a variety of fitness and clinical settings like health clubs, athletic performance centers, or cardiac rehabilitation programs. Start HERE to learn more about all of your career options as well as advanced degree opportunities.

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