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CHCI Students

Without students, there wouldn't be a Center for Health Care Initiatives . You are the next generation of health care providers, caring for the poor and the underserved in Siouxland — and beyond! Here's a list of our health science-related academic programs at BCU:

Undergraduate Programs




 Kinesiology and Human Performance

 Medical Laboratory Science

 Basic Nursing


 Radiologic Technology

 Social Work

Graduate Programs

 Doctor of Nursing Practice

 Doctor of Physical Therapy*

 Master of Arts in Management: Health Care Administration

 Master of Arts/Science in Kinesiology and Human Performance

 Master of Science in Nursing: Nurse Educator

Not majoring in the health sciences?

Don't worry — there are still plenty of ways that we need your help! You can get involved with one of our student clubs and organizations on campus, or sign up to volunteer at one of our upcoming events.

*Effective April 29, 2015, the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Briar Cliff University has been granted Candidate for Accreditation status by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA, 22314; phone: 703-706-3245; email: Candidate for Accreditation is a pre-accreditation status of affiliation with the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education that indicates that the program is progressing toward accreditation and may matriculate students in technical/professional courses. Candidate for Accreditation is not an accreditation status nor does it assure eventual accreditation.

Core CHCI Faculty

Holmquist, Traci Traci Holmquist
CHCI Director, Foundational Faculty Member 
Cross, Patrick Patrick Cross 
Foundational Faculty Member 

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