School of Health Sciences

School of Health Sciences

The School of Health Sciences is made up of six departments: Athletic Training, Exercise Physiology, Health Informatics and Information Management, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant (under development) and Social Work. Together, these departments offer a wide range of bachelor's and master's degrees as well as the doctor of physical therapy degree.

Undergraduate Areas of Study

Graduate Areas of Study

Meet the Dean of the School of Health Sciences

Dean Rondell Berkeland, Rondell Berkelandan associate professor of Occupational Therapy, joined the College in 2000.

His background includes experiences as a practitioner, educator, administrator and consultant.

His education is from the University of Minnesota (BS, MPH) and St. Thomas University (EdD).

Dean Berkeland can be contacted at 218-723-7033 or


The School of Health Sciences
1200 Kenwood Ave
Duluth, MN 55811

Rondell Berkeland, EdD, OTR/L, Dean

News & Events

Physician Assistant program in development

The College's Board of Trustees has approved the development of a Physician Assistant (PA) Master's Program.

The program will accept students in 2016 pending all accreditation processes and approvals.

Visit our M.S. Physician Assistant page for more information

American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers CPR Certification/Recertification Course