Transform and impact lives through careers in health care 

Excel and advance in the complex health care environment and make a difference in the lives of others.

With more than 15 associate, bachelor’s and master’s health care degrees and certificate programs, Davenport offers many paths to launch or advance your health professions career. By earning a health care degree, you’ll see why Davenport has a nearly 100% graduate satisfaction rate — and why our graduates are in high demand in careers in health care.


Highly accredited

Many of the programs offered through Davenport’s College of Health Professions are accredited by some of the nation’s largest accrediting bodies, including the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM), the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE). Such accreditations let you know you’re receiving a quality health care degree that provides the knowledge and skills required for a variety of careers in health care. 

Hands-on and career focused

Through your degree in health care, you will experience hands-on learning opportunities, such as clinicals, practicums and field work that will prepare you for success in health professions careers. Davenport’s health degrees are taught by expert practicing faculty who share real-life experience in personalized, one-on-one settings. If you’re pursuing an undergraduate health care degree, you’ll also spend more time on your health professions major than you would at other four-year institutions while getting more real-world experience.  

Flexible and effective health degrees

Earn your health care degree full time or part time, online through our Global Campus or on our campuses across Michigan. If you want to fast-track your career in health care, Davenport’s College of Health Professions offers concurrent, completion and veteran-specific pathways. That’s because Davenport’s health care college values your health professions career and will help you turn your experience into college credit wherever possible to save you time and money. 

Mission of the College of Health Professions

Davenport University’s College of Health Professions prepares and transforms students to achieve the highest levels of academic and professional performance, leading them to excel and advance in the complex healthcare environment of the 21st century.

Explore Davenport’s health care degrees

Take time to explore the health degrees and certificates offered through Davenport’s health care college. If you have questions about our health care degrees, please call us at 800.686.1600 or email us at info@davenport.edu.

Nursing

Prepare to advance in your career in health care through a range of nursing degrees and certifications offered through Davenport’s health care college. Our health care degrees will boost your skills in leadership and management, critical thinking, advanced assessment and communication. Davenport’s health degrees emphasize collaborating practices, applied research, self-directed learning, systems thinking and professional development. 

Health Information Technology

Prepare for a career in health care analyzing, managing and using patient care data and health information resources through this health degree offered through the college of health sciences. See the holistic nature of health care while becoming proficient in its technology through the state-of-the-art Electronic Health Record (EHR) Go learning platform. Through this Davenport health degree, you’ll gain an understanding of coding information for reimbursement and research, standards and regulations regarding health information and managing medical records and health care information.

Medical Assisting

Develop into a highly competent medical assistant in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills) and affective (behavior) learning areas. This health degree offered through Davenport’s College of Health Professions will prepare you for a range of careers in health care by teaching you the basics of patient care, basic laboratory practices and medical office procedures. This degree in health care will also give you the interpersonal communication skills and a foundation in both psychology and cultural diversity needed in health professions careers.

Health Information Management

Learn to develop, implement and manage individual, aggregate and public health care data collection and reporting systems through this unique health degree at Davenport. Position yourself for health professions careers where ensuring the quality, integrity, availability and preservation of health care data is imperative. Support patient safety and privacy as well as the confidentiality and security of health information through this health care degree delivered through the college of health sciences. 

Health Services Administration

Davenport’s College of Health Professions offers a variety of health degrees designed to prepare you for management positions in a range of health care settings and organizations. Choose a specialty if you want to focus your studies on a particular area of interest. Through Davenport’s distinctive health care degrees, you’ll be ready to launch or advance your career in health care or to continue on to earn Davenport’s MBA with a health care management concentration.  

Medical Case Management

If you’re interested in a career in health care in medical case management, consider these health degrees at Davenport. You’ll learn the components of case management, including assessing, planning, implementing, coordinating, monitoring and evaluating the care of a client across the continuum of care. Offered by our health care college, the medical case management programs will prepare you for a range of health professions careers, such as residential care manager, medical case manager, community relations coordinator and health insurance case manager. 

Occupational Therapy

The College of Health Professions at Davenport offers a master’s in occupational therapy that prepares you for careers in health care as an occupational therapist. You’ll learn to skillfully and effectively deliver services to diverse populations in a range of practice settings. Become an exceptional practitioner through a health degree that emphasizes extensive hands-on, immersive training in our occupational therapy room and other state-of-the-art classrooms and labs — and opportunities off campus, too. 

Health Care Management

Enhance your proficiency and leadership skills in the health care management field with a graduate certificate in health care management. Delivered through the College of Health Professions, the certificate program can be completed in just one year. Through this health degree, you’ll learn concepts in strategic management, ethical and legal principles and financial concerns. You’ll can also explore medical practice management or information management in health care to qualify you for even more careers in health care.