THE SCHOOL OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
ACADEMIC PARADIGM FOR SHHS
The School of Health and Human Services (SHHS) offers innovative courses that are delivered by highly skilled academic staff who are nationally and internationally recognized experts in their fields. Through a wide range of degree programs: Medical Laboratory Science, Nursing, Pharmacy Technology, Clinical Psychology and Physician Assistant, our commitment to excellence is demonstrated through our leading edge research and community partnerships to improve health outcomes both locally and globally. In addition, students benefit from learning opportunities that go beyond the classroom to include experiential education in a range of settings from laboratories to hospitals thanks to our community partners which include the best hospitals in the country.
The mission of the School of Health Sciences is to train people, skilled enough to be able to play major roles in emerging, re-emerging and new diseases (or health problems). The school also helps train people skilled enough in combating chronic diseases which has almost become an epidemic in our community. Our graduates are trained to be leading entrepreneurs but can find jobs in reputable sectors including: community care, diagnostic medicine, public health, environmental health, health promotion, medical research, medicine nursing, para-medicine, pharmacy, psychology and clinical counselling.
DEPARTMENT OF APPLIED HEALTH SCIENCES (DAPHS)
DEPARTMENT OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES (DALHS)