Academic Catalog 2020-2021

College of Health Sciences

With a holistic and preventive focus, the College of Health Sciences prepares highly qualified, ethical, and service-oriented healthcare leaders for employment in the 21st century. The College was established in 2013 to provide exceptional professional preparation in an environment that encourages collaboration across disciplines and an ethic of community service, particularly to rural and underserved communities. Programs of study are rooted in evidence-based research and are student-centered, with a strong emphasis on high-impact experiences, including clinical education and simulation learning. The College of Health Sciences at Gardner-Webb University is currently comprised of the Hunt School of Nursing, the Physician Assistant Studies Program, and the Department of Exercise Science.