As a student of Shenandoah's graduate program in Athletic Training, you'll do more than study treatment methods and develop the tools and resources to become a skilled and compassionate care provider. As part of Shenandoah's close-knit community, you'll build relationships that will support you throughout your career and your life. You'll work side-by-side with experienced faculty members who genuinely care about your success, and you'll discover that you can go farther than you ever thought possible.
If helping others is your passion, Shenandoah's graduate program in Occupational Therapy will prepare you to make a difference in the community and to provide skilled, compassionate patient care. With a state-of-the art curriculum that blends challenging coursework with hands-on, professional training, a Shenandoah education will give you the tools, resources and experiences you need to build a fulfilling and meaningful career as an occupational therapist.
Housed in the Health Professions Building on the campus of Winchester's nationally acclaimed Medical Center, Shenandoah’s graduate program in Physician Assistant Studies will prepare you to make a difference in the community. Through a combination of rigorous coursework, hands-on professional training and the mentorship of experienced and caring faculty, you’ll develop the skills necessary to begin a meaningful and rewarding career as a valued member of the healthcare team.
Shenandoah University's Division of Physical Therapy (PT) prepares students to be reflective practitioners who provide effective, evidence-based, compassionate care for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of movement dysfunction and to promote physical health and functional ability across the lifespan.
We accomplish this through an integrated, patient-centered curriculum with a low student/faculty ratio. Frequent patient care experience, community service by students and faculty and the integration of current technologies are key components of the PT education at Shenandoah University.
Physical Therapy (PT) is a challenging and satisfying profession — one with many career pathways from which to choose. The wide range of clinical settings, the diversity of the patient populations, and the variety of specialty areas provide a vast array of employment and professional growth opportunities for the new graduate.
The Division of Respiratory Care offers several degree options and makes earning a degree convenient by offering a transfer track where students may transfer their associate degree or credit hours into the bachelor of science in Respiratory Care degree.
Shenandoah students receive a comprehensive education in a state-of-the-art laboratory and benefit from the university's close relationship with the Winchester Medical Center and hospitals in northern Virginia for their clinical opportunities.
The mission of the Shenandoah University Respiratory Care program is to prepare and educate its students to become exemplary health care providers in the field of respiratory care. The curriculum employs the standards instituted by the Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care and provides students with an atmosphere that promotes critical thinking, the ability to develop the knowledge and skill essential to become an integral member of the health care team, and a consideration of human diversity.
The Master of Public Health program prepares students to assume a wide-range of public health positions that address today’s most challenging population health issues. An MPH is a widely recognized and valued professional degree for those interested in entering the field of public health or pursuing continued work in the health professions. The Public Health Certificate is designed to offer working professionals, current health professions students, and other traditional and non-traditional students a way to advance their public health training.
There’s a special bond between Shenandoah University students and their professors. You’ll enjoy close relationships with faculty members who will mentor you in and out of the classroom. This remains a hallmark of our health professions education.
Shenandoah’s experienced and practicing faculty take every opportunity to provide you with the academic foundation you’ll need to meet the standards and rising expectations for practice in the health professions. They provide an environment where you can be inquisitive, grow and excel.
The Pre-Health Program is designed to help guide students develop as competitive applicants to graduate schools that match their desired profession and their academic and pre-professional profile.
Pre-Health Advising at Shenandoah University consists of in-person advising sessions either in a group or individual setting that seek to provide guidance to students interested in pursuing a career in within the health professions.
Pre-Health Students follow one of these tracks at Shenandoah: