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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."


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 School of Counseling 

 College of Health Professions

  • CHP Faculty & Contract Professionals published "An Authentic Poverty Simulation for Health Care Profession Students -  Full Story

 School of Allied Health Technology

  • College of Health Professions Professor lectured at Ohio State Society of American Medical Technologist' 2019 Spring Education Seminar. Full Story

 School of Nursing

  • Jessica Krowka successfully defends dissertation. - Full Story

► School of Social Work

  • Rebecca Prather Social Work alumni still running strong - Full Story

 Schools of Sport Science & Wellness

  • Dr. MaryJo MacCracken receives  Distinguished Alumni Award - Full Story

 Schools of Sport Science & Wellness
    Education/Nutrition & Dietetics

  • Three outstanding CHP students receive Exemplary Honors Awards - 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

School of Allied Health Technology

The School of Allied Health offers a baccalaureate program which leads to rewarding and productive careers in respiratory therapy. Students in Allied Health gain the opportunity to function in a realistic work environment under the supervision of clinical faculty or other health care professionals.

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 rigorous entrance requirements and a growing national profile, the school graduates nurses who transform lives as they deliver patient care with ethics, honesty and compassion.

Dietetics and NutritionSchool of Nutrition/Dietetics

Students in the program learn how to 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 graduates practitioners who possess the knowledge, values and skills necessary to succeed with diverse clients in various practice settings. We offer both undergraduate and graduate programs.

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

Recognized as a national leader, the school provides evidence-based clinical training to prepare and graduate highly qualified audiologists and speech-language pathologists.

SSWE female studentsSchool of Sport Science and Wellness Education

Through engaged scholarship and experiential learning, the school develops students in areas related to sport science, and 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.

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