Welcome to the College of Allied Health Sciences
The College of Allied Health Sciences at Georgia Regents University trains and educates today’s health care professionals – the therapists, technicians, administrators, managers, and assistants who are the backbone of our country’s health care workforce.
Allied health training at GRU dates to 1937, and the college remains on the leading edge of national trends and advances in science, technology, and professionalism. In just the last decade, we have expanded our graduate programs nearly 250 percent, bolstered our clinical mission, and multiplied our research initiatives.
An early proponent of interdisciplinary and distance education, we offer clinical opportunities for faculty and students through the Georgia Regents Health Professions Associates and have a state-of-the-art mobile student laboratory for education outside the Augusta area.
As the nation’s population ages and increasingly struggles with chronic disease and
disability, our mission of educating premier health care professionals has never been
■ We award 15 bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees and post-baccalaureate certificates in 11 disciplines with fully-accredited programs in eight departments.
■ We have the only health sciences professions program in Georgia affiliated with an academic health center, offering our students excellent clinical opportunities. Our programs are housed in state-of- the-art facilities.
■ Our graduate programs are consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report in the top 25-30 percent.
■ We boast such outcomes as 100 percent employment at graduation and a greater than 95 percent student retention.
Andrew Balas, MD, PhD
Dean and Professor, College of Allied Health Sciences
- Teen girls who live in rural areas are more likely than their male counterparts to have undiagnosed asthma and are at a higher risk of depression, researchers at the Medical College of Georgia say.
- On March 3, area IHOP restaurants will once again offer a free stack of pancakes to guests for National Pancake Day - and raise money for the Children's Hospital of Georgia.
- The Georgia Regents University Cancer Center has launched an initiative seeking to reduce the burden of cancer among minority and underserved populations in Georgia.