The mission of the College of Health Sciences is to provide the health care community with competent, compassionate individuals.
Located in Michigan’s beautiful Upper Peninsula each Finlandia University College of Health Sciences (CHS) program curricula places emphasis on serving rural populations. Our faculty members are committed to delivering professional programs dedicated to academic excellence, spiritual growth, and service. We envision CHS as a leader of health sciences education in the Upper Peninsula. The health science degree programs within the college provide a strong educational foundation for the health care community with an emphasis on delivery of services in rural America.
The College of Health Sciences is committed to:
- Maintaining professional/regional/state accreditation for programs that necessitate such accreditation.
- Partnering with local and regional resources to provide excellent learning experiences for the student.
- Developing a solid reputation of providing an excellent foundation education in the various programs.
- Providing a forum for facilitating health sciences education to the external community of health care practitioners/managers/office personnel and the general public.
college of health sciences News
News and Notes from Finlandia's College of Health Sciences
- May 9
Finlandia University Student Nurses Take Part in Free Skin Cancer Screening Event May 25
Finlandia University campus welcomes dermatologist, Dr. Milton Soderberg and staff to campus on Saturday, May 25 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Finnish American Heritage Center.
Soderberg will be working with Hannah Wilson, PA-C, and Jordan Brooks, MD as well as the Finlandia student nurses to conduct free screenings for skin cancer.
The event is free and open to the public and all are encouraged to attend and learn more about preventing skin cancer.The screenings will be done via [...]
- April 9
Blood Drive Hosted by SNA on April 17
Finlandia University’s Student Nurses’ Association is hosting a blood drive on Wednesday, April 17 from 3 to 7 p.m. in front of Finlandia Hall. No pre-registration is required and all blood types are being accepted.
The blood drive is being put on in conjunction with the Upper Peninsula Regional Blood Center. Donated blood helps save lives throughout the U.P. There is currently a critical need for A-negative and O-negative.
Those interested in donating are encouraged to prepare by:Eating a big breakfast. Dinking plenty [...]
- April 4
Nursing Program Introducing Academic Families in Fall 2019
Finlandia University’s nursing program will be introducing an exciting and unique tradition of academic families this fall.
Academic families is a tradition where junior level students “adopt” freshman and transfer students to help guide them through the first year of the educational program. The practice of academic families is well known in some European universities and is a great way to make first-year students feel more comfortable in a new environment.
“With this tradition we want to make sure that the [...]