health sciences


the csu college of health sciences strives to be recognized as a national leader in interdisciplinary health care education. we strive to inspire and prepare our students to seek and create innovative health care opportunities locally, nationally and globally. our goal is excellence in teaching, research and service.

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100% Job Placement Rate After Certification & Licensing
7 Program Offerings Including 5 Undergrad & 2 Grad Programs
150+ Clinical Rotation Contracts
12:1 Student-Faculty Ratio



dean's welcome letter

thank you for your interest in csu's college of health sciences programs. our faculty include skilled clinicians and advanced health science professionals who help to prepare, nurture and develop leaders in the health sciences industry who influence the delivery of healthcare.

the faculty has designed a rigorous curriculum with innovative classrooms, simulated/real life clinical practicums and community based experiences to meet the healthcare needs of a diverse healthcare system.

as you decide your future as a healthcare professional, you can choose from a complete range of nationally recognized, accredited degree programs, from undergraduate to graduate. an outstanding educational experience awaits you that will enrich your life and enhance your career opportunities in the ever growing field of healthcare. during your time in the college of health sciences, you can become involved in the wide-range of research activities of our esteemed faculty and staff.

we are widely known for:

  • excellent teaching
  • excellent student learning environments
  • innovative research programs
  • extensive community engagement.

the college of health sciences embraces an urban mission. you will be able to take advantage of a rich cultural environment though fieldwork and internship experiences. we partner with some of the best healthcare facilities and medical centers in the chicagoland area.

i invite you to browse through our web site, to get acquainted with the many facets of the college of health sciences here at chicago state university. we hope to assist you in achieving your educational and professional goals with a career in healthcare.

best wishes as you begin your educational journey!


Tyra Dean-Ousley

dr. tyra l. dean-ousley, edd, aprn, fnp-bc

acting dean college of health sciences

chairperson, department of nursing


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