The mission of the College of Health Sciences is to prepare graduates in an interprofessional, Christ-centered learning community to promote and improve the health and well-being of individuals and communities. The College of Health Sciences emphasizes healing the body, nurturing the mind and inspiring the spirit through rigorous academics, local and global service and innovative scholarship. 


The College of Health Sciences is an educational leader that prepares graduates to live out a vocational call to serve individuals, populations and organizations. Our graduates are distinguished by their ability to integrate emerging technologies with practice wisdom, demonstrate leadership, work collaboratively and care for the whole person. 


The College of Health Sciences at Samford University values:

  • Christian Ethos
  • Interprofessional Collaboration
  • Innovation
  • Excellence
  • Lifelong Learning
  • Servant Leadership
  • Diversity
  • Advocacy



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