Programs in the College of Health Professions prepare graduates to assume roles in a variety of clinical, teaching, community, and sport-related settings. Each program integrates this professional preparation with a rigorous grounding in the liberal arts and sciences. Faculty members support student development to assure that graduates posses the knowledge, attitudes and skills necessary for career success. Internships and clinical experiences are an essential part of each student’s education.
The primary goal of clinical placements
is to provide
students with important, sequential experiences that
will prepare them for a career as a health professional.
The clinical placement will build on skills and
competencies already acquired in class work, and will
provide the opportunity to acquire new skills and
The primary training method for the
placement program is experiential. We hope that the
student will be able to demonstrate an intermediate to
advanced level of skills in assessment, diagnosis,
intervention, consultation, and supervision. The goal
for the end of the placement is that conceptualization
and practice will become integrated for the student.