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We are proud to provide a variety of programs at the associate degree, baccalaureate degree, and graduate degree levels that prepare our graduates to pursue employment in a wide range of health care settings or to seek advanced degree opportunities.


Brian Rash 09 2015

Dean’s Message

Welcome to the School of Arts & Sciences at Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University.  We are a diverse yet inclusive community of scholars and learners who take pride in educating and forming Franciscan servant leaders, integrated thinkers, faith-filled citizens and highly skilled professionals. 

Whether you are taking pre-clinical coursework or declaring one of our majors, our School is committed to providing an environment that optimizes learning achievement and instills students with a sense of vocation.  We have small online and onsite classes to students from all walks of life and offer programs such as biology, health administration and liberal studies that can serve as pathways to successful careers in healthcare and beyond. 

Brian A. Rash, PhD
Dean, School of Arts & Sciences

Our Vision

The School of Arts & Sciences seeks to serve as a premier academic hub for facilitating student learning and vocational awareness.  This will be accomplished by maintaining relevant, rigorous program offerings, superior learning spaces, highly-qualified faculty, extensive service learning, research and internship/shadowing opportunities, all under the auspice of the Catholic Franciscan intellectual tradition.

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What Sets Us Apart

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