The College of Health & Education
The College of Health and Education (COHE) supports the mission and vision of the university by offering fully accredited undergraduate and graduate professional programs that are grounded in the sciences and humanities. We offer degrees in Occupational and Physical Therapy, Nursing, Counseling, and Education. Students interested in careers in Nursing, Counseling, Human Relations, or Education can choose from several tracks at the undergraduate or graduate levels. Occupational and Physical Therapy students may qualify for early entry and earn a bachelors degrees on the way to earning their Master of Science in Occupational Therapy or their Doctor of Physical Therapy. Both programs also have direct entry into the professional degree as an option for those with a bachelors degree and who meet admissions criteria.
The Husson University College of Health and Education inspires and prepares students for contemporary, evidence-based, and ethical practice in health, counseling, and education professions.
We foster student success by promoting:
Critical reflection and scholarship
Practice focused on the individuals, families, groups and populations we serve
Integration of state-of-the-art technology
Cultural competence, social justice, and advocacy for our clients and our professions.
The College of Health and Education aspires to shape our students into compassionate and effective practitioners, leaders, and scholars who value inter-professional collaboration, lifelong learning, and global engagement.
Our programs are fully accredited or approved by one of the following agencies:
The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
The Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
The Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)
The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
The National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC)
The Maine State Board of Nursing
The Maine State Board of Education
Each of our programs have admissions criteria unique to the discipline. Refer to your program of interest for detailed information about the qualifications for admissions into the program.