Nothing compares to seeing Samford’s campus and viewing our College of Health Sciences’ facilities in person, but we hope the resources provided below will be helpful as you decide where to pursue your calling of becoming a health care professional. We hope to visit with you on campus soon!
A Commitment to Service
Committed to the personal and professional development of students and guided by 1 Peter 4:10, the School of Health Professions provides students with a variety of local, national and international service and mission trip opportunities.
Samford University's College of Health Sciences spans more than 223,000 square feet of space across two buildings. As one of four schools within the college, school of health professions students have numerous opportunities to learn and work in an interprofessional environment.
A Vibrant City
Campus is only minutes from the heart of Birmingham, one of the country's most vibrant medical communities. In addition to outstanding clinical opportunities minutes from your residence, you will find this metropolitan area offers a rich history and a variety of activities.
The School of Health Professions includes a vast array of specialties and fields of study that make up a significant portion of health-related careers. The school offers baccalaureate, master's and doctoral programs in four departments: Communication Sciences and Disorders, Kinesiology, Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant Studies.
Caroline, first-year speech language pathology student, shares why Samford was the right choice for her undergraduate and graduate experience.
Department Chair, John Petrella provides an overview of the department of kinesiology and its program offerings.
Amy Giboney, fourth-year kinesiology student, shares how the department’s undergraduate research curriculum has enriched her experience.
Matt Ford, Department of Physical Therapy chair, shares and overview of the program offerings and unique emphasis that the department places on serving others.
Kayla Sanchez, second-year doctor of physical therapy student, what she loves most about Samford’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program.
Department Chair, Paul Harrelson shares an overview of the Department of Physician Assistant Studies and unique aspects of the program.
RaShun Conner, first-year physician assistant studies student, shares why she chose Samford University and aspects of her favorite course.
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