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Career Services Representatives

Audrey Merritt career services liaison to College of Health Professions

Audrey Merritt

Dani Pariano career services liaison to College of Health Professions

Dani Pariano
Assistant Director

We work in Career Services to assist you in the College of Health Professions.

We can help you:

  • Explore majors
  • Find internships, co-ops, and jobs
  • Gain lifelong career skills

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  •  RN To BSN Program Faculty Celebrate 2020 Graduating Class

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  • Congratulations! Greta Lax was featured for her work introducing healthcare careers to Akron Public Schools students. Full Story

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  •  Community Nursing Students Help with Contact Tracing for Covid-19 Full Story.

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  • Greta Lax Receives Outstanding Community Preceptor Award Full Story

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  • Nursing hope: Anesthesia Students go to NYC to Care for COVID-19 Patients       Full Story

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  • Akron Nursing Students Ready to Work During Corona Virus Pandemic Full Story

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"The College of Health Professions welcomes you the students for Fall 2020!! Meet some of our faculty and staff

School of Allied Health

The School of Allied Health offers baccalaureate programs which leads to rewarding and productive careers in respiratory therapy and healthcare administration. Students gain the opportunity to function in a realistic work environment under the supervision of clinical faculty and interprofessional health care workers.

School of CounselingSchool of Counseling

The School of Counseling offers master's programs which lead to licensure and practice in high demand mental health fields. The field is rapidly growing, providing a broad employment opportunity for graduates along with the chance to enhance one's community.

School of NursingSchool of Nursing

With baccalaureate, master's and doctoral programs the School of Nursing has rigorous entrance requirements and a growing national profile, graduating nurses who transform lives as they deliver patient care with ethics, honesty and compassion.

Dietetics and NutritionSchool of Nutrition and Dietetics

Housing baccalaureate programs in dietetics, food and environmental science, the School of Nutrition and Dietetics helps students learn and translate the science of food and nutrition and apply it to enhance health. The career outlook for the field is strong, owing to our aging population, growing interest in nutrition and emphasis on disease prevention.

Social WorkSchool of Social Work

The School of Social Work graduates baccalaureate and master's practitioners who possess the knowledge, values and skills necessary to promote human and social well-being with diverse clientele in various practice settings. 

School of Speech-Language Pathology and AudiologySchool of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

Recognized as a national leader, the School of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology provides baccalaureate, master's and doctoral students with evidence-based clinical training to prepare and graduate highly qualified audiologists and speech-language pathologists.

SSWE female studentsSchool of Sport Science and Wellness Education

With baccalaureate and master's programs the School of Sport Science and Wellness Education offers engaged scholarship and experiential learning, developing students in areas related to sport science, health and wellness education in preparation for cutting-edge professional careers with industry leaders.

Department of Disaster Science & Emergency Services

The Department of Disaster Science & Emergency Services offers a variety of programs: Our programs in Emergency Management and Homeland Security (BS) and Fire Protection (AAS) are nationally accredited.

The Fire/Medic option in the Emergency Medical Services associate program is in response to a growing demand from emergency service providers. Many courses in the various program areas are offered online and through distance learning venues.

Akron-Region Interprofessional Area Health Education CenterAHEC Logo

The Akron-Region Interprofessional Area Health Education Center works with university and community partners to provide programming that works to:

  • Recruit and prepare a diverse, culturally competent primary care workforce; and
  • Develop and maintain a health care workforce that is prepared to deliver high quality care, particularly in underserved areas and communities.

The Area Health Education Center program is funded through the HRSA Bureau of Health Workforce. Additional support for ARI-AHEC comes from The University of Akron College of Health Professions and the Ohio Department of Higher Education.

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