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College of Health and Education


The College of Health and Education (COHE) supports the mission and vision of the university by offering fully accredited undergraduate and graduate professional programs that are grounded in the sciences and humanities.  We offer degrees in Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy, Nursing, Counseling, and Education.  Students interested in careers in Nursing, Counseling and Education can choose from several tracks at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Occupational and Physical Therapy students earn bachelors degrees in Healthcare Administration and Public Health or Exercise Science respectively on the pathway to earning their Master of Science in Occupational Therapy or their Doctor of Physical Therapy. 

Students work in a nursing sim lab

Mission Statement

The Husson University College of Health and Education inspires and prepares students for contemporary, evidence-based, and ethical practice in health, counseling, and education professions.

We foster student success by promoting:

  • Professional identity
  • Self-directed learning
  • Critical reflection and scholarship
  • Practice focused on the individuals, families, groups and populations we serve
  • Integration of state-of-the-art technology
  • Cultural competence, social justice, and advocacy for our clients and our professions.

Vision Statement

The College of Health and Education aspires to shape our students into compassionate and effective practitioners, leaders, and scholars who value inter-professional collaboration, lifelong learning, and global engagement.

"The academic knowledge and experiences gained at Husson helped me provide OT services for everyday life. I was able to apply what I learned of assessments and interventions to make my patients’ lives safer and easier.”

– Emily Havey, MSOT ’16
School of Occupational Therapy

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