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Two years of college prerequisites + two years of professional training = 4-year bachelor's degree in health care from KU

Become a member of the booming health care field – an industry that will continue to expand for the foreseeable future. It offers excellent pay, career mobility and job security. And you'll be helping others!

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, overall employment in health care occupations will grow much faster than the average for all occupations from 2022 to 2032. Nearly 2 million job openings are projected each year, on average, in these occupations.

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Special MetroRate opportunity – Missouri students qualify for Kansas in-state tuition for specific academic programs, if they are residing in one of the following counties for the past 12 consecutive months at the time of your application: Bates, Buchanan, Cass, Clay, Clinton, Henry, Jackson, Johnson, Lafayette, Platte, or Ray. More details are available at the Office of the Registrar.

Applies to KU degree programs in athletic training, clinical laboratory science, genetic counseling, health information management and respiratory care.


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Alex LopezWe're here to answer questions and provide assistance as you explore a career in health care! Please contact Alex Lopez, our school's outreach and recruitment specialist, with questions at or 913-588-1743 (711 TTY).

Alex also hosts online information sessions where you can hear directly from current students and our faculty, in addition to scheduling visits to our campus. He is also fluent in Spanish!

KU School of Health Professions

KU School of Health Professions
KU Medical Center
3901 Rainbow Blvd
Mailstop 2007
Kansas City, KS 66160
913-588-5235 • 711 TTY