A message from Dean Susan Parish

Welcome message picture of Susan Parish "I am delighted to welcome you to Virginia Commonwealth University’s College of Health Professions. We are an international leader in promoting excellence in healthcare services and preparing our students to become skilled professionals.

Located in the heart of downtown Richmond on the MCV Campus, we are a diverse establishment built upon a robust history dating back more than 50 years. Several of our programs are consistently ranked in the top five by U.S. News & World Report. Needless to say, our surrounding community has felt our impact as have other parts of the world, in which our students, faculty and staff have touched." Click here to continue reading the Dean's statement.


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More than 60 percent of health care professionals work in fields requiring specialized knowledge at the undergraduate, master's or doctoral level. Their jobs are some of the most in-demand in health care. The VCU College of Health Professions is one of the very best at equipping future health care leaders with the skills they need to build stronger, healthier communities. 

Widely considered to be one of the top health professions schools in the nation, our degree programs rank among the very best in their fields. Together, we are educating the heart of health care.