Health Sciences Professional is the Professional Programs division of the College of Health Sciences

From the Dean

College of Health Sciences website


The College of Health Sciences features nationally recognized and ranked professional and graduate programs in Athletic Training, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences; Occupational Therapy; Physician Assistant Studies; Physical Therapy; Neuroscience; Speech and Language Pathology; and Sports and Exercise Analytics. In addition, the College of Health Sciences offers a certificate in Clinical Laboratory Science and a Biomedical Sciences Pre-Dental enhancement program. From state-of-the-art research laboratory and teaching facilities to many health profession and service organizations, our students find abundant opportunity to interact with faculty scholars who are passionate about teaching, research and service.

Our mission to provide distinctive and rigorous educational programs is complemented by our location in the heart of the city of Milwaukee, where opportunities to take advantage of first rate health and medical settings abound. Moreover, you can expect excellence from our faculty, and will be in elite company among our academically talented students. Whether through outstanding professional programs of study or in exceptional graduate education, our dedicated faculty and committed students have created a truly vibrant academic environment that’s waiting for you.


William E. Cullinan, Ph.D.
Dean, College of Health Sciences

College Mission Statement

The College of Health Sciences has the mission of preparing students for careers in the health sciences and as health care providers. It is dedicated to improving health care by educating excellent, ethical health care professionals through a program of teaching, research and service. Students are instilled with the Jesuit ideals of concern for the spiritual, emotional and physical development of the individual as well as a lifelong commitment to leadership in the advancement of their personal skills and profession.

How to Use this Bulletin

This 2022-2023 Marquette University Health Science Professional Bulletin governs curricular requirements for all students entering Health Science Professional (HESP) programs during the 2022-2023 academic year. The curricular requirements for all active programs are outlined herein, and are applicable to current undergraduate and new students entering the professional phase of a health science professional academic program, as well as readmitted students who have stopped out for more than one year. All academic policy and course additions/revisions apply to all students as of the date they become effective, regardless of whether they were in effect at the time the student initially enrolled at Marquette. Each entering student can view degree requirements of the programs in this bulletin. Students are encouraged to consult with their academic adviser and/or program chairperson throughout their tenure at Marquette. This bulletin is archived at the end of the academic year and continues to be available online. The university reserves the right to amend any of its academic programs, requirements for degrees, tuitions, fees, etc., at any time, in its sole discretion.