College of Health Professions and Biomedical Sciences

The College of Health Professions and Biomedical Sciences offers a full complement of professional degrees in social work, pharmacy, physical therapy, public health, as well as graduate degrees in biomedical science, neuroscience, toxicology and medicinal chemistry. The College has 907 undergraduate students and 417 graduate students. 

Points of Pride

  • The Skaggs School of Pharmacy is ranked 23rd nationally (out of more than 100 pharmacy schools) in total amount awarded in FY11 grants and contracts.
  • As of 2012, the School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science is ranked 51st in the nation by US News and World Report.
  • Graduates of the College’s advanced degree programs are in high demand and have a job placement rate close to 100%.
  • Pharmacy students travel with Improving Health Among Rural Montanans to offer health screening services to rural Montanans. Physical Therapy students help run a free rehabilitation clinic for community members in need of their services.

UM Foundation Support

  • During fiscal year 2012, students in the College received more than $137,000 in scholarships.
  • Most of the College's programs have a tuition surcharge of approximately $4,200 per year. Scholarship support is crucial to recruit and retain the best and brightest as well as those with financial need.
  • Funds for students to attend national conferences are a priority. A $500 gift allows a student to attend these beneficial conferences and be exposed to experts in their field. Many students present or give talks at these conferences.
  • The College of Health Professions and Biomedical Sciences presents a wide range of opportunities for donors to make an impact. Scholarships and opportunity funds are two of the College's highest priorities.

To make a gift to the College today, please complete the form below.


To find out how to support the College of Health Professions and Biomedical Sciences, contact Mark Schleicher, Director of Development and Alumni Relations.

Mark Schleicher