College of Health

Did you know that Alaska's healthcare workforce is projected to grow by 22% by 2026? Be ready to capture your opportunity by joining the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) College of Health. With more than 45 certificate or degree program options to choose from, the College of Health will help you launch your career, or find continuing education opportunities in Alaska's Healthcare industry. More than 4,000 students are enrolled in our programs, statewide. Personalized learning, with endless opportunity. Find your place at the UAA College of Health.

News and Events

  • Burnett wins ACTE Award

    Photo of Gloria BurnettCongratulations to Gloria Burnett (left), winner of the Community Contribution Award at the Alaska Association for Career & Technical Education (ACTE) Professional Development conference on October 23, 2018.

    Burnett is the director of the Alaska Center for Rural Health & Health Workforce and the Alaska Area Health Education Centers (AHEC). She was honored for her longstanding commitment and impact to career and technical education, her efforts to strengthen school/workplace connections, and her work in the field outside of her professional duties.

    Read more stories about the College of Health in the October Newsletter.

  • Faculty on Talk of Alaska

    Photo of College of Health faculty on Talk of Alaska Three faculty members from the College of Health were on Talk of Alaska from Alaska Public Media on October 23, 2018. The School of Nursing's Dr. Angelia Trujillo , and the Alaska Justice Center's (AJiC) Dr. Brad Myrstol and Dr. Ingrid Johnson discussed the impacts of domestic violence and sexual assault on communities, public safety, and the healthcare system in the 49th State as part of Alaska Public Media's coverage of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

    Read more stories about the College of Health in the October Newsletter.

  • And the Winner is...

    Photo of Dong Won Yu, Rachel Sanders, and Grace Leu-Burke at the MCLS MT (ASCP) Annual Meeting in Chichago, ILCongratulations to Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) department and faculty member Grace Leu Burke or producing quality research in clinical laboratory science, encouraging undergraduate student involvement.

    MLS students Dong Won Yu, and Rachel Sanders, along with principal investigator MLS/MLT faculty member Grace Leu-Burke, MSCLS MT (ASCP), presented a research poster at the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) Annual Meeting in Chicago from July 29 - August 2, 2018 titled “Risk of Environmental Exposure to Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Healthcare Programs.” Leu-Burke, Sanders and Yu’s, abstract was also selected for publication in the peer-reviewed periodical Clinical Laboratory Science.

    Read more stories about the College of Health in the October Newsletter.

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