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About SHMS

About the School  

The School of Health and Medical Sciences (SHMS) is a professional school within the University structure. Presently, SHMS is located on the University's South Orange campus. SHMS will be relocating to a new branch campus of the University beginning in Summer 2018 (expected). Our new Interprofessional Health Sciences (IHS) Campus will house all of SHMS' graduate programs. Read more about this historic development.

Mission

The School's mission is to prepare healthcare professionals to assume leadership roles in the health care arena.

To achieve this goal, a variety of unique and innovative educational programs are offered utilizing a multi-institutional and integrated approach to graduate education. 

Graduate Programs

The School offers several innovative graduate programs in health sciences and health administration. These programs are designed to provide individuals with an enhanced knowledge base through flexible and diverse curricula.

The School offers professional programs at the master's and doctoral levels, preparing students to become skilled healthcare practitioners with a solid appreciation for interprofessional practice:

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The School also offers a post-professional program leading to the degree of:

For individuals wishing to advance or begin their careers in healthcare management, the School offers the:

  • Master of Healthcare Administration degree, available in both on-campus and online formats, as well as certificate programs in healthcare administration and global health management.

Faculty Guide and Bylaws

Download the SHMS Faculty Guide and Bylaws, as approved December 6, 2010.

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