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Bring Out the Best — in You, Your Patients and Your Community

In Georgia Southern University’s Waters College of Health Professions, we strive to empower patients and improve the health of populations across our state and the world.

With guidance from our distinguished faculty, transform your thinking about health and master evidence-based best practices to enhance the quality of life of individuals and communities. Expand your knowledge by undertaking hands-on research and collaborating across disciplines in the field. Then, apply your skills in clinics or organizations through our experiential learning opportunities as you prepare to launch your career.

Explore Our Programs

How will you serve patients and communities? Determine your impact among the Waters College of Health Professions’ broad range of undergraduate, graduate and online programs. Learn to deliver focused care as a nursing, clinical science or kinesiology student. Or, understand how to guide population health by studying health and sport science, administration or health care management, among others.

Meet Our Faculty

Our dedicated faculty give students the knowledge and experience they need to excel in their chosen health care profession. They prepare outstanding leaders by engaging and mentoring them in the classroom, involving them in cross-disciplinary research and guiding them through clinical and service activities. As a result, our faculty are regularly recognized for their excellence in the health professions field at state and national levels.

Discover how one of the biggest health science colleges in Georgia prepares graduates to make a far-reaching impact in individual patient care and community health.


Degrees and Certificates

Offered at the undergraduate and graduate levels, on campus and online.



Covering the range of the health professions field.



Available exclusively to Waters College students.

Research and Outreach

In cross-disciplinary, faculty-led research partnerships, see how innovation advances patient care and community health. In the process, explore current technologies in our health sciences and kinesiology labs or directly assist clients in our communication disorders and rehabilitation centers.

Tactical Athlete Initiative

The Tactical Athlete Initiative (TAI) brings together students, faculty and community service agencies in an exciting partnership designed to address the unique athletic needs of military, law enforcement, firefighting and EMS personnel. Our TAI faculty and student-scholars conduct research to advance evidence-based best practices and improve these professionals’ health outcomes. As a result, participants experience fewer injuries and better withstand their fields’ physical demands.


Receive a nationally recognized health profession education across programs in clinical patient care, health science and informatics, health administration or sport management.

“The professors over there, they cultivate you. They see your potential once you step through that door. They're trained to do that, and once they see it, they cultivate it, they mold it, and they just bring the best out of you, and this has pushed me to be a way better me.”

— Jadeon Carreker, ’20

Student Success and Support

Access a range of personalized services that prepare you for future success in the allied health professions. Learn more about academic advising, tutoring and peer mentoring, student groups, career services and scholarships.

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