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Career Services

Career Services Coordinator, Audrey Merritt career services liaison to College of Health Professions
Audrey Merritt

"Hi, I work in Career Services specifically to assist you in the College of Health Professions.

I can help you:

  • explore majors;
  • find and prepare for internships,
    co-ops, jobs; and
  • gain lifelong career skills.

Please contact me with any questions."

Events

CHP Upcoming Events
Fall 2019 Kickoff Event Flyer

College news

School of Nursing

  • The School of Nursing Students Serve Homeless and Displaced Veterans. Full Story

 School of Nursing

  • The School of Nursing welcomes four new faculty members. Full Story

 School of Allied Health Technology

  • Allied Health Technology Professor publishes national article. Full Story

 School of Allied Health Technology

  • Congratulations to two School of Allied Health Technology faculty for their recent elections, and their service to the profession. Full Story

 School of Speech-Language Pathology &      Audiology

  • First year Doctor of Audiology students honored with ‘White Coat Ceremony'      Full Story.

 School of Counseling 

  • Master's Student Dioswal Cook a Akron '30 for the Future" Award Recipient Full Story

 School of Nutrition & Dietetics

  • Faculty member Jennifer Warren featured in Akron Beacon Journal for "The Science of Brewing and Fermentation Class." -        Full Story

Quick links

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School of Allied Health Technology

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.


AHEC LogoAkron-Region Interprofessional Area Health Education Center

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.


The college of health professions social media username is @uakronCHP for twitter and facebook.