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College of Health Professions

Credentialing Eligibility

Graduates in the College of Health Professions are eligible to take the state and/or national certifying/licensing/registry examination for that profession as noted in the following chart.

Credentialing Eligibility

ProgramProfessional ExaminationDesignation
Cardiovascular PerfusionCertification Examination of the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion CCP
Nurse Anesthesia National Certification Examination for Nurse Anesthetists administered by the Council on Certification of Nurse AnesthetistsCRNA
Occupational TherapyCertification Examination for Occupational Therapists administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational TherapyOTR
Physician AssistantNational Commission on Certification of Physician AssistantsPA-C
Physical Therapy National Licensing Examination administered by the Federation of State Boards of Physical TherapyPT

Curriculum Offerings

Curricula DegreeStarting
Curriculum Length
Professional Phase
Bachelor of Science in Cardiovascular PerfusionBSFall  5 semesters
(21 months)
Bachelor of Science in Healthcare StudiesBSFall5 semesters
Doctor of Health AdministrationDHAFall3 years
Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice (Post-masters)DNAPSummer5 semesters
Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice (Post Baccalaureate)DNAPSummer9 semester (36 months)
Doctor of Philosophy in Health and Rehabilitation SciencePh.D.Fall12 semesters
(4 years)
Doctor of Physical TherapyDPTSummer9 semesters
(36 months)
Master in Health Administration - Executive formatMHASummer6-9 semesters
Master in Health Administration - Residential formatMHAFall5 semesters
Master of Science in Cardiovascular PerfusionMSFall5 semesters
(21 months)
Master of Science in Health InformaticsMSFall4 semesters
Master of Science in Occupational TherapyMSSummer7 semesters
(26 months)
Master of Science in Nurse AnesthesiaMSNAFall7 semesters
(28 months)
Master of Science in Physician Assistant StudiesMSPASSummer7 semesters
(27 months)
Last Published with Edits:August 3, 2017 11:31 AM
Last Comprehensive Review:  June 2017













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