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
- March 15
Student Nurses Association hosting annual breakfast benefit for Omega House
The Finlandia University Student Nurses Association (FUSNA) is hosting its annual Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, April 10 at Gloria Dei Church in Hancock from 8:30 a.m. to noon. The event will be curbside pick-up only. Patrons are asked to park in the back of the building, remain in their car and an SNA member will come to take your order. Tickets will sold leading up-to and on the day of the event. You can purchase your tickets [...]
- March 3
Student Nurses Association Hosting Blood Drive March 25
The Finlandia University Student Nurses Association (FUSNA) will be hosting a Blood Drive on March 25 from 3 to 7 p.m. in the Chapel of St. Matthew. Donors will go to the Chapel to complete paperwork and check vital signs before donating in the bloodmobile, which will be parked in the Old Main parking lot.
The FUSNA is partnering with UP Health Systems Regional Blood Center to sponsor the event.
There is currently a shortage of donated [...]
- February 16
Applications Open for 2021 Samuel L. Westerman Scholarship for Nursing
Update 2/25: The scholarship deadline has been extended to Wednesday, March 10. This article has been updated to reflect that change.
Nursing students heading into their junior or senior year with a GPA between 3.00 to 3.49 may be eligible for the Samuel L. Westerman Scholarship for Nursing. Application deadline for the scholarship is Thursday, March 10.
The amount of scholarships and money awarded will depend on the quantity and quality of applications. Students who want to be considered for renewal [...]