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College of Health Sciences
  • MS Degree

    Enrollment is now open for the UW School of Pharmacy's master of science online degree in health services administration. This degree is geared toward new and mid-career pharmacists and other health care professionals who want to include skills such as department directors, coordinators, and additional administrative responsibilities.

  • Thank you

    The UW College of Health Sciences would like to thank all those whose financial support helps with teaching, programs, scholarships and students reaching their academic goals.

    Find out ways you can help.

  • Graduate Health Professions

    Kristanza Bronnenberg (R), the latest Boucher Scholar, along with Dr. James Boucher. Bronnenberg will study Optometry this fall. If you are interested in the graduate health professions, start exploring the UW Preprofessional Health Advising Center.

    UW Preprofessional Health Advising Center


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Contact Us

College of Health Sciences/Dept. 3432
1000 E. University Avenue
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: 307-766-6556
Fax: 307-766-6608

Welcome to the College of Health Sciences!

Healthcare and the health professions are rapidly changing to meet the demands of today's patients/clients. New models of providing affordable healthcare are emerging and being integrated into practice. The Patient Centered Medical Home concept, expanded roles for practitioners, electronic medical records, and telehealth are only a few  of the new approaches. As would be expected, these changes have a direct effect on teaching healthcare professionals. Find out more!


Find out more about the positive impact the UW College of Health Sciences is having on the State of Wyoming.

(Highlights from Economic Impact Study)

The College of Health Sciences Mission and Vision

Our Mission:

The College of Health Sciences at the University of Wyoming endeavors to be a leader and partner in the education, innovation, and application of health and human sciences.

Our Vision:

The University of Wyoming College of Health Sciences vision is encapsulated in the enduring World Health Organization statement, "Health is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity." (WHO, 1948) We, the members of the College embrace this philosophy in order to meet the challenges and needs of the ever-changing, diverse populations of Wyoming and beyond. We promote optimal health and wellness through interprofessional teaching, research, and service within an inclusive and supportive environment. We embrace rich and diverse learning experiences that emphasize equity, justice, and genuine participation to prepare highly competent, culturally proficient leaders who can meet current and future health and human needs. We are committed to advancing scientific knowledge and meaningful translational discoveries and the provision of professional, scholarly, and collaborative activities that serve the needs of our distinctive frontier state, the country, and world.



UW to Host Physical Education International Conference June 8-11

June 7, 2016 — Many of the world’s leading academics on the topic of physical education and sport pedagogy will descend on the University of Wyoming campus June 8-11 for the Association for Physical Education in Higher Education (AIESEP) International Conference.

Wyoming Center on Aging and Wyoming Alzheimer’s Association to Provide Training for Community Educators

June 3, 2016 — The Wyoming Center on Aging (WyCOA), housed in the University of Wyoming College of Health Sciences, and the Wyoming Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association are partnering to offer a class to train volunteers to take Alzheimer’s disease information back to their communities.

UW Nursing Students Taylor, Teichert Named Jonas Scholars

June 1, 2016 — Two University of Wyoming doctoral nursing students will represent the next generation of nursing leaders in the state.

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Cody Woman Receives UW Optometry Scholarship

May 24, 2016 — Kristanza Bronnenberg, of Cody, is the recipient of the University of Wyoming’s James A. Boucher, O.D. and Julie M. Uhlmann, Ph.D. Optometry Scholarship.

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Staff Members Honored for Service to UW Students

May 23, 2016 — Members of Mortar Board, the senior honor society at the University of Wyoming, selected UW staff members to receive the “Tip of the Cap” award. The award honors those who offered “exceptional contributions to the University of Wyoming and inspiration of students.”

Fifteen UW Students Honored at Convocation Nursing Awards

May 20, 2016 — Fifteen students in the University of Wyoming’s Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing received accolades during the Convocation Nursing Awards May 13. Students in the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs who graduated were honored.

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UW College of Health Sciences Emergency Action Plan

The UW College of Health Sciences provides a plan of action in the event of an emergency in the Health Sciences Center. Please take a moment to review this emergency plan.

The College of Health Sciences Newsletter

Be sure to check out the latest edition of Hoofprints, the College of Health Sciences monthly newsletter.

Vital Signs

The College of Health Sciences Annual Checkup!

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