Academics

Academic excellence. Patient-centered care. Outstanding faculty mentors. These are the hallmarks of Ƶ.

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A Range of Opportunities

Here, our students benefit from tailored academic programs that prepare them to become skilled and respected healthcare professionals. At Ƶ, providing exceptional healthcare education is our primary focus.

Explore Your Options

Osteopathic Medicine

With an approach that underscores the osteopathic commitment to patient-oriented versus disease-oriented healthcare, D.O.s treat their patients as unique persons with biological, social, and psychological needs.

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Pharmacy

Leading advances in pharmacy education, practice and scholarship through innovation and collaboration to meet the healthcare challenges of tomorrow.

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Dental Medicine

For the education of dentists who will demonstrate excellence in comprehensive oral healthcare and the discovery and dissemination of knowledge.

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Optometry

Providing the knowledge and skills to deliver the highest level of professional, ethical and compassionate eye and vision care.

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Veterinary Medicine

To improve animal and human life through innovative veterinary education, state-of-the-art healthcare services, and scholarly work relevant to the principles of One Health.

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Health Sciences

Dedicated to excellence in the education of professionals who will meet the healthcare and service needs of the community. Programs include: Cardiovascular Science/Perfusion, Clinical Psychology, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Nursing (Adult-Gerontology), Nurse Leadership, Nurse Anesthesia, Occupational Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies, Physical Therapy, and Speech-Language Pathology.

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Graduate Studies

Endeavors to share existing knowledge, to create new knowledge, and to apply knowledge that contributes to improving the health of humans, animals, and the environment through One Health principles and practice.

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Podiatric Medicine

The mission of the Ƶ Arizona College of Podiatric Medicine is to prepare quality students to enter residency through rigorous education and training, and to exceed professional standards.

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Resources

Student Services

Creating a life for yourself outside of the class starts with the help of Ƶ's Office of Student Services.

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Academic Resources

Resources to help you succeed in your professional education at Ƶ.

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Our Approach to Academics

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Research

Ƶ faculty members conduct numerous research projects in diverse areas to help expand and advance scientific knowledge. Our commitment to research is tied to our goal of inspiring students to seek new knowledge and contribute to their chosen field.

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Education

Excellent healthcare education is our primary focus at Ƶ. We are dedicated to providing academic programs that prepare skilled and dedicated healthcare workers to meet the growing needs of society.

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Service

Improving the lives and health of others through service has always been a vital piece of the Ƶ philosophy. At Ƶ, service is not an elective course, but rather an integral part of the educational experience shared by students, faculty, and staff.