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MUSC College of Health Professions

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Founded in 1966

In 1966 the School of Allied Health Sciences, now the College of Health Professions, was formally organized from the Division of Technical Training, a separate branch of the Medical College, to prepare allied health professionals for careers in the growing health care industry. In 1968, the new school awarded its first bachelor of science degrees to one cytotechnology and four medical technology candidates. Established around the fields of medical technology, radiologic technology, cytotechnology, inhalation therapy and a nurse anesthetist program the program expanded to offer over 20 different training options in the paramedical field. In 1984, lower division certificate and associate degree programs were transferred administratively to Trident Technical College (with the College of Health Profession functioning as the primary clinical affiliate). In 1986 the name was changed to The College of Health Related Professions and in 1993, the name changed again to The College of Health Professions.


175 Ashley Avenue | MSC 403 | Charleston, SC 29425 | (843) 792-2288