Welcome to the College of Health Sciences and Professions at Ohio University. In these pages you will find valuable information on our programs – academic to community outreach to clinical services. Located in Athens, Ohio, approximately 65 miles southeast of Columbus, Ohio University, founded in 1804, is the state's oldest public university. The College is proud to host a number of nationally ranked programs and to have students who are active in the community. We currently have more than 7,000 students enrolled either in traditional programs on campus or through online degree offerings. As healthcare continues to be one of the fastest-growing job markets, we seek students who are passionate about problem solving, helping others, and continuous learning.