School of Health Sciences

welcome to the school of Health Sciences

healthClarion University is justifiably proud of its career ladder program offerings in a variety of fields, including health sciences, allowing students to access education at their level in associate, bachelor and graduate degrees.  These programs all feature plenty of opportunity for hands-on learning in the field through co-ops and internships. 

The mission of the School of Health Sciences is to educate future health care professionals in the fields of allied health, communication sciences and disorders, rehabilitation sciences, human services, nutrition and fitness, nursing and sport sciences. The School includes three departments: Nursing, Communication Science Disorders, and Human Services, Rehabilitation, Health and Sport Sciences.

 To begin your education in the health field, contact Admissions today.

Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders

Dr. Janis Jarecki-Liu
Department Chair
Office is located - 114 Keeling Health Center (Clarion campus)
Phone number - +1 814 393 2581

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders offers an undergraduate degree in speech pathology/speech and hearing science on the Clarion campus. The undergraduate degree is pre-professional in nature and prepares students to attend graduate school in speech-language pathology or audiology.  Students also may obtain a minor in speech pathology/speech and hearing science.



Department of Human Services, Rehabilitation, Health and Sport Sciences

Dr. Ray F. Feroz
Department Chair
Office is located - 107 Stevens Hall (Clarion campus)
Phone number - +1 814 393 2052

The Department of Human Services, Rehabilitation, Health and Sport Sciences equips you with the technical and professional skills to be a part of today's health care system. Using state-of-the-art technology and an experienced faculty, you'll find what you need to start an exciting career.  Students are prepared for growing employment opportunities in the human service fields such as addictions, mental health, children youth and families, eldercare, and intellectual disabilities.


Allied Health 

Liberal Studies:

Medical Imaging Sciences:

Nutrition and Fitness:

Respiratory Care:

Rehabilitative Services and Sciences:

Sports Management


Department of Nursing 

 Deb Kelly, DNP, RN, CHPCA
Chair and Nurse Administrator
Department of Nursing
1801 West First Street, 220 Montgomery Hall
Oil City, PA 16301
+1 814 676 6591, Ext. 1258

Nursing provides many employment opportunities. Our nursing programs provide the opportunity to start and/or continue your nursing career. The nursing faculty consists of experienced educators with expertise in many nursing specialties.  Clarion University now offers the most comprehensive ladder of nursing credentials and access points within the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.

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Last Updated 6/23/17