The mission of the Borra College of Health Sciences is to prepare Dominican University students in health care professions through nationally recognized programs that are rigorous, relevant, and empowered through caritas et veritas.
To be a national leader in advancing health care education through interprofessional collaboration and civic engagement.
The Borra College of Health Sciences offers seven undergraduate programs, one undergraduate certificates, one post-baccalaureate certificate, one minor and three graduate degree programs.
The Borra College of Health Sciences was developed to meet student needs in the emerging and growing area of health sciences. Our programs build on Dominican’s strengths in the natural sciences and bring together established as well as new programs in health and wellness, nutrition and dietetics, medical science, nursing, and physician assistant studies.
The college reflects the commitment to the University’s mission of preparing students to pursue truth and to give compassionate service. The curriculum is taught by faculty who are strong academicians and highly experienced practitioners who understand the needs of future healthcare and wellness professionals. Our students, while pursuing rigorous and engaging academic programs, learn to work in and serve the communities in which they live and enable Dominican to do its part to address critical shortages of health care and wellness professionals in the Chicago area and beyond.