This is the preliminary (or launch) version of the 2023-2024 VCU Bulletin. This edition includes all programs and courses approved by the publication deadline; however we may receive notification of additional program approvals after the launch. The final edition and full PDF version will include these updates and will be available in August prior to the beginning of the fall semester.

Both entry- and advanced-level undergraduate, graduate, professional and certificate programs are offered by the College of Health Professions. University and accreditation requirements for the individual programs guide the establishment of general admission prerequisites and course and degree requirements. Regulations and procedures for each program are outlined in these bulletins and are intended to ensure the selection of applicants whose motivation, ability, character and health status qualify them to pursue their program of study successfully.

Programs currently offered by this college and the degrees conferred on their graduates are:

College of Health Professions – Dean’s Office

  • B.S. in Health Services
  • Ph.D. in Health Related Sciences

Department of Gerontology

  • Graduate Certificate in Aging Studies
  • Master of Science

Department of Health Administration

  • Master of Health Administration
  • Master of Health Administration and Juris Doctor (dual degree offered with the T. C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond)
  • Master of Science in Health Administration (Professional M.S.H.A. Program – Online)
  • Ph.D. in Health Services Organization and Research

Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Master of Science

Department of Nurse Anesthesia

  • Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice

Department of Occupational Therapy

  • Occupational Therapy Doctorate

Department of Patient Counseling

  • Post-baccalaureate graduate Certificate in Patient Counseling
  • Master of Science
  • Master of Science and Master of Divinity (dual degree offered with the School of Theology at Virginia Union University)

Department of Physical Therapy

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy
  • Ph.D. in Rehabilitation and Movement Science

Department of Radiation Sciences

  • Bachelor of Science

Department of Rehabilitation Counseling

  • Master of Science in Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling
  • Post-master’s Certificate in Professional Counseling