Our Colleges

Our educational community offers personalized experiences and academic programs to help you reach your dream career.

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Ƶ offers more than 10 colleges at two campuses. Each college is unique and is made up of students and faculty who are passionate about what they do. Some colleges only offer one program of study; others offer many. All colleges have one thing in common: they are a part of Ƶ's commitment to interprofessional education and the principles of our One Health Initiative.

Dental Medicine

College of Dental Medicine-Arizona (CDMA)

Established in 2006, the College of Dental Medicine offers a curriculum that includes coursework in the basic sciences, the behavioral sciences, and the clinical sciences; preclinical simulation studies; practical clinical dentistry; and community clinical rotations.

College of Dental Medicine-Illinois (CDMI)

Established in 2009, the College of Dental Medicine offers integrated learning in the basic, behavioral and clinical sciences through preclinical simulation studies, patient care education in general dentistry, and community based clinical rotations. There is an emphasis on professionalism and ethical practice, including evidence-based critical thinking and the importance of clinical research.

Graduate Studies

College of Graduate Studies, Downers Grove(CGS)

The College of Graduate Studies in Downers Grove, IL, focuses on the health of humans, animals, and the environment through One Health principles and practice. Established in 2018, the College of Graduate Studies offers degree and certificate options.

  • Areas of Study: Biomedical Sciences, Precision Medicine, Public Health
College of Graduate Studies, Glendale (CGS)

Also established in 2018, the College of Graduate Studies in Glendale, AZ, endeavors to share existing knowledge, to create new knowledge, and to apply knowledge that contributes to the One Health principles and practice. The College of Graduate Studies offers degree and certificate options.

  • Areas of Study: Biomedical Sciences, Precision Medicine, Public Health

Health Sciences

College of Health Sciences, Downers Grove (CHS)

Founded in 1992, the College of Health Sciences in Downers Grove, IL offers a variety of programs that helps prepare students for successful careers in the healthcare field.

  • Areas of Study: Physician Assistant Studies, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech-Language Pathology, Clinical Psychology
College of Health Sciences, Glendale (CHS)

Founded in 1996, the College of Health Sciences in Glendale, AZ offers several degree and certificate programs that will help students be successful upon graduation.

  • Areas of Study: Cardiovascular Perfusion, Nursing Anesthesia & Nursing Practice, Physician Assistant Studies, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech-Language Pathology, Clinical Psychology

Optometry

Arizona College of Optometry (AZCOPT)

The Arizona College of Optometry, which welcomed its first class of students in the fall of 2009, offers a four-year professional curriculum that prepares optometrists through face-to-face instruction, early clinical experiences, and clinical externships.

Chicago College of Optometry (CCO)

The inaugural class of students at the Chicago College of Optometry began their studies in the fall of 2017. The four-year program provides students with a strong foundation in the basic and visual sciences, the application of scientific principles to diagnose and manage eye disorders, and extensive patient care experiences under the supervision of expert optometry faculty members.

Osteopathic Medicine

Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine (AZCOM)

Founded in 1995, AZCOM has quickly established a national reputation for excellence. Its innovative curriculum emphasizes the early introduction of clinical experience and focuses on primary care.

Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine (CCOM)

Founded in 1900, CCOM is one of the most respected medical schools in the country. Its 6,000 alumni have served and continue to serve in hospitals, medical schools, private practices, and governmental facilities nationwide.

Pharmacy

College of Pharmacy

Ƶ's Pharmacy program is underneath one college: The College of Pharmacy. You can choose to earn your Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree on the Downers Grove Campus or the Glendale Campus. Our Pharm.D. degree is an innovative, three-year program that emphasizes pharmaceutical care and pharmacy communications and includes an early introduction to clinical experiences.

Podiatric Medicine

Arizona College of Podiatric Medicine (AZCPM)

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.

Veterinary Medicine

College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM)

The College of Veterinary Medicine, established in 2014, prepares veterinarians to provide exemplary animal care and impact the world by improving animal and human health through research, scholarly activity, and service to the public.