Students in the Rangos School are challenged with contemporary curricula, led by clinically-skilled, nationally-known faculty. They master their clinical skills in state-of-the-industry laboratories, and have varied and excellent internship/clinical placements.

  • Our faculty are contemporary clinicians actively engaged in clinical practice who serve as national accreditation site reviewers in almost every discipline.
  • All of the programs housed in the Rangos School are fully accredited.
  • Graduates are rewarded with a 99% placement rate in all majors.

Internship and Clinical Opportunities

The Rangos School's academic programs represent some of the fastest-growing occupations in the country. Clinical practice profession students, as well as administration and management students, gain a premium experience through the healthcare community of western Pennsylvania. These diverse, high-quality internship opportunities are available to students in every discipline. 

Academic Programs

View the programs in the John G. Rangos, Sr. School of Health Sciences using the links to the right

  • Our 5 year (3+2) program where students earn a Bachelors and Masters degree in an accelerated format
  • Over 30 clinical settings to work alongside Athletic Trainers in college athletics, professional sports teams, High Schools, Physicians offices and more
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  • Our program uses scientific and mathematical principles to solve relevant problems facing the world with a focus on improving human health
  • The Bachelors degree is accredited by the Engineeing Accreditation Commission of ABET
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  • Designed for students that want an integration of healthcare, business management, and information systems
  • The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a job growth of 32% in related fields through the year 2029
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  • Our 100% online Masters degree allows students to continue working while preparing to advance their careers
  • An MHA degree can help position students for greater earning potential in a growing number of leadership roles
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  • Our 4-year degree program designed for students that are passionate about science and the health & welfare of others
  • Gateway program for students that plan to pursue a professional healthcare degree in Medicine (Pre-Med), Athletic Training, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Physician Assistant Studies
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  • Students are equipped with key competencies in both rehabilitation theory and clinical skills as well as health administration expertise
  • New and innovative 72-credit PhD program offers students a complete program of advance study
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  • The only Freshman direct-admit program in Western PA which means students do not reapply for the professional phase of the program
  • A superior graduation rate and exceptional board pass rates leads to excellent employment opportunites for graduates
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  • 6-year DPT program with Freshman admit, which means no need to reapply for the professional phase of the program
  • Exceptional reputation and stellar NPTE pass rates shows employers that our graduates are accomplished clinicians and in-demand hires
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  • The first five-year accelerated program in which students earn two degrees under the guidance of highly qualified and experienced faculty
  • Students gain valuable experience while rotating through the fields of pediatrics, general surgery, family medicine, internal medicine, ermergency medicine, behavioral health and women's health
  • Every student gets to select a 6-week elective rotation of their choice during the clinical year
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  • Graduates can make an impact on public health locally and globally, conducting research, educating, and coordinating resources to prevent the spread of diseases
  • This degree can be utilized to start a career and also serve as a solid foundation for students seeking to purse medical schools, pharmacy schools, and other health related professional programs
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  • The program offers a specialized curriculum in orthopedics and clinical biomechanics
  • The curriculum is an interdisciplinary endeavor of the departments of Athletic Training, Occupational Therapy, and Physical Therapy
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  • The nation's first five-year, accelerated program that guarantees students a bachelor's and master's degree upon successful completion
  • Students utilize state-of-the-art facilities, including our very own Speech-Language-Hearing Clilnic, that provide real-world experience assessing and treating speech, language, and hearing problems
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  • Two fully online micro-credentials to choose from: Health Informatics and Data Analytics and Healthcare Compliance and Risk Management
  • No GRE/GMAT required, earn credits to enhance your career opportunities - credits can also be applied to our Master of Health Administration program
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