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  • 1:5
    教师/Student Ratio
  • 16%
    就业增长(U).S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
  • $62K
    Average Salary (2021 NATA Salary Survey)

Athletic Trainers are highly qualified, multi-skilled health care professionals who collaborate with physicians to provide preventative services, 急救护理, 临床诊断, therapeutic intervention and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions. Athletic trainers work under the direction of a physician as prescribed by state licensure statutes.

临床 Leadership and Management

  • 5340
    healthcare management jobs in KY (U.S. 美国劳工统计局)
  • 32%
    就业增长(U).S. 美国劳工统计局)
  • 1:23
    教师/Student Ratio

临床 Leadership and Management (CLM) lays the groundwork for graduates to pursue advanced education and careers as competent and effective leaders prepared to engage in ethical and interprofessional healthcare management practice.

Communication Sciences and Disorders

  • $73k
    median annual salary (National Median Pay, U.S. 美国劳工统计局)
  • 21%
    job growth (2018-28, U.S. 美国劳工统计局)
  • 100%
    licensing exam pass rate

Speech-语言 pathologists are healthcare professionals who help individuals throughout their lifespan who have speech, 语言, 听力, 喂养, or 吞咽 disorders. They evaluate and treat problems related to speech sound production, comprehension and production of 语言, 的声音, 口吃, 吞咽, orofacial异常, communication modalities, 和听力.

Department of Physician Assistant Studies

  • $126k
    median annual salary (National Median Pay, 2022 U.S. 美国劳工统计局)
  • 27%
    job growth (2022-32, U.S. 美国劳工统计局)
  • 1768

Physician assistants (PA) are health professionals who practice medicine as members of a team with their supervising physicians. PAs deliver a broad range of medical and surgical services to diverse populations in rural and urban settings. As part of their comprehensive responsibilities, PAs conduct physical exams, diagnose and treat illnesses, order and interpret tests, counsel on preventive health care, 协助手术, and prescribe medications.

Human Health Sciences

  • 50%+
    student's awarded Dean's list
  • 3.63
  • 98%

HHS graduates are prepared to pursue advanced degree programs in medicine, 牙科, 药店, physician assistant studies, 体育训练, 物理治疗, occupational therapy, 验光, 医学研究, 和更多的. HHS provides undergraduate students with a comprehensive look at health care practices, a solid foundation in basic science, and robust opportunities to engage in real-world clinical experiences.

Medical Laboratory Science

  • $61k
    median annual salary (National Median Pay, U.S. 美国劳工统计局)
  • 16%
    job growth (2012-24, U.S. 美国劳工统计局)
  • 100%
    licensing exam pass rate

Medical laboratory scientists help improve lives by providing essential clinical information to health care providers. They are responsible for assuring reliable results that contribute to the prevention, 诊断, 预后, and treatment of physiological and pathological conditions. Laboratory tests are extremely valuable and contribute up to 70 percent of medical decisions made by health care providers.


  • 100%
  • 34%
    job growth (2012-24, U.S. 美国劳工统计局)
  • 99%
    licensing exam pass rate

The Guide to Physical Therapist Practice defines 物理治疗 as "a dynamic profession with an established theoretical base and widespread clinical applications in the preservation, 发展, and restoration of optimal physical function."

Rehabilitation and Health Sciences PhD Program

  • 8
  • $39M
  • 3.6
    average years to graduation

The Rehabilitation Sciences Doctoral Program at the University of Kentucky is among the few of its kind in the nation to grant a Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Sciences and has one of the highest percentages of students graduating within five years at the university.