College of Health Sciences

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.

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News and Notes from Finlandia's College of Health Sciences


  • Annual FUSNA Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser for Omega House Returns

    The Finlandia University Student Nurses’ Association (FUSNA) is back to put on their annual pancake breakfast and raffle fundraiser for Omega House in Houghton. The breakfast is located at the Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, on April, 6 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    FUSNA, which has been in its current form since 2011, is a chapter of the National Student Nurses’ Association, which seeks to “promote development of the skills that students will need as responsible and accountable [...]


  • Finlandia Nursing Students Fundraising to Study Abroad in England

    During the summer of 2019 six Finlandia University students will travel to London to explore and compare the chronic disease management models and methods used in the USA and UK.

    Students will visit healthcare facilities to learn about strategies used to improve health of chronically ill populations. They will also visit Oxford City to explore the influence of research done by Oxford University in this field.

    To help these students with the cost of their program, the Finlandia nursing students are [...]


  • Physical Therapist Assistant Program Page Updated

    Finlandia University’s physical therapist assistant (PTA) program is the latest recipient of an updated academic program page.

    Much like previously updated academic program pages, the physical therapist assistant program page is geared more toward incoming and prospective students. The updated page features videos highlighting the program from the perspective of faculty and alumni. There is also an emphasis placed on visuals throughout the page, showing visitors what to expect from the PTA program.

    The completion of the physical therapist assistant [...]

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