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 Data
|Program||Years||Graduation Rate||Licensure Pass Rates|
1st time test-takers
|Licensure Pass Rates|
All time test-takers
|Physical Therapist Assistant||2018-2019||89%||78%||89%||97%|
college of health sciences News
News and Notes from Finlandia's College of Health Sciences
- September 23
FinnU Nursing to host flu shot clinic Oct. 10
Finlandia Nursing will host a flu shot clinic on Monday, October 10, from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. in Hirvonen Hall Gymnasium. Hancock School System and Finlandia University students, employees and family members are encouraged to attend. UP Health System Portage staff will be on-site to help administer the clinic.
Several doses of Flucelvax will be available for those with severe egg allergies. The vaccine available will be Afluria Quadrivalent. As of September 23, the most recent VIS form is available
- September 22
Parade of Nations 2022 | Photo Gallery
Check out some of our favorite moments from the Parade of Nations on Saturday, September 17!
September 20, 2022 – Parade of Nations returns home to Quincy Green August 25, 2022 – International food returns at Parade of Nations, September 17 August 10, 2022 – Floats & Flags: Volunteer opportunities now open for Parade of Nations 2022 June 22, 2022 – Parade of Nations announced for September 17 July 12, [...]
- September 16
Student Senate invites ideas for Mannerheim Central project
Student Senate President Allison Cooper visited Finlandia Fridays this week to talk about a few upcoming initiatives the group has planned, including the transformation of Mannerheim Central.
Cooper shared that on the next two upcoming Tuesdays, September 20 and September 27, Student Senate will be stationed outside Finlandia Hall Café from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. to hear student opinions on what they would like to see done with the open space in Mannerheim Central.
“It’s important for students to give us [...]
- September 22