College of Health and Education

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The College of Health and Education offers a rare combination of academic power, exceptional faculty, high-tech learning facilities, ethical leadership, and leading clinical and internship placements in the national capital area.

Whether you seek a career in nursing, physical therapy, education, counseling or health and human performance, the College of Health and Education offers first-rate programs focused on skills, satisfaction, caring, and success. That’s Learning and Living with Purpose—only at Marymount.

Many paths, unlimited possibilities.

At both the undergraduate and graduate levels, the College of Health and Education at Marymount offers a wealth of respected degree paths that can lead you to a world of career and entrepreneurial opportunities. This is a learning community dedicated to academic and clinical quality, grounded in and guided by the Catholic educational commitment to compassion, service to others, global engagement, and ethical, socially responsible leadership.

This is a learning community 100 percent linked to the real world, with inspiring faculty who have been there and done that (with great success)—plus unparalleled opportunities for experiential learning through clinical placements, internships, service learning, study abroad, and community engagement. Small classes enrich your learning and engage your participation.

Our facilities match the innovative nature of our programs. The College of Health and Education is located in the state-of-the-art Caruthers Hall (Nursing and Health and Human Performance), which houses nine science teaching labs, five science research labs, and five health science teaching labs. This includes our nursing lab, which simulates an acute care hospital setting. We also have offices in Rowley Hall (Education), offices, classrooms and labs at our 4040 Fairfax Drive campus (Doctoral Physical Therapy) and offices dedicated space at our Ballston Center (Counseling).

In the heart of a vibrant health professional hub just a few miles away from Washington, D.C., you will live and learn in a prime location in the national capital region—an epicenter for dialogue, engagement, and diversity. Along with career-defining clinical and internship experiences, you will have the opportunity to watch history-making events in the nation’s capital unfold at the doorstep of your community.