Undergraduate and Graduate Programs

With thorough classroom training and extensive real-world experience, students are well prepared to provide the best possible care for their clients and to face the varied challenges of their professions.

York Wellness and Rehabilitation Institute

On-campus art therapy, music therapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech and hearing clinics are thriving. Integration of services from nursing and social work give students unique opportunities for interdisciplinary clinical experience. 

Student Outcomes

  • High passing rates on licensure and certification exams
  • High percentage employment of program graduates
  • Graduates who are schooled in evidence-based practice
  • Graduates who are caring professionals
  • Graduates who become leaders in their fields

Contact Information

Brigid Noonan

Brigid Noonan

Dean in Health & Human Services, School of
Professor in Creative Arts Therapy Department
Smyth Hall 121

Education: Ph.D., University of Maryland College Park; M.A., AGS, University of Maryland College Park, B.S., University Maryland University College

Licenses and Certification:  Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC); Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC); Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS)

Teaching and Research Interests: Counselor education, adolescent issues, couples and family therapy, and LGBTQ issues

Catherine S. Rasmussen

Catherine S. Rasmussen

Associate Dean of Compliance and Clinical Affairs, Professor of Speech-Language Pathology & Director of the York WRI in Communication Sciences & Disorders
Associate Dean of Compliance and Clinical Affairs in Health & Human Services, School of
Director in York Wellness & Rehabilitation Institute
York Wellness and Rehabilitation Institute 111
School of HHS Mission
Jenna Zajac
GTC Grand Opening
Mark Primus with students
Izzy Kimber with Prof. Rouland

Advancing Rehabilitation

Jenna Zajac ‘17, ‘19G credits “overwhelming support and confidence that Nazareth gave me” for preparing her for Boston University.

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