Dean’s Office

Serving the Community through Education, Research & Engagement

The College of Health Studies (CHS) is deeply committed to offering a thorough, personalized educational experience for students pursuing careers in the fields of physical therapy, occupational therapy, public health, and more.

CHS offers more than 30 outstanding undergraduate and graduate programs including online and hybrid options. From the classroom to the clinic, CHS prepares students to become healthcare professionals, and leaders in their chosen fields. Highly competitive University of Michigan academic programs and world-class faculty make CHS one of the top healthcare educational opportunities for students in the country.

CHS Mission Statement

CHS is a diverse community of learners and scholars. The faculty utilize best practices in teaching, scholarship, service and community engagement to educate highly qualified professionals to advance the health of local and global communities.

CHS Vision Statement

CHS will be the college of choice for the advancement of health professions.

Excellence: We strive to provide our students with exceptional teaching and meaningful engagement in scholarship and service to benefit our students in our respective local and global communities.

Diversity: We embrace diversity in all of its dimensions recognizing that mutual respect for individuality and the inclusion of all are vital for both personal and institutional success.

Student-Centeredness: We are committed to enhancing the student learning experience through formal and informal educational opportunities and academic support services.

Integrity: We hold high standards of character and accountability as the foundations upon which the college is built; operating with fairness, honesty, and the highest ethical standards to sustain a community of trust.

Community Engagement: We engage our local and global communities in shared, purposeful, equitable collaborations which address identified needs leading to positive changes and sustainable outcomes.

Social Justice: We value and develop efforts that strive to reduce health disparities in our local and global communities.

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