Health Care Degrees

Health Care Degrees

Rockhurst University offers health science majors in nursing, pre-med, physical therapy and more. With the addition of the Saint Luke's College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Rockhurst provides health care degrees that are guaranteed to launch your career!

Health Science Programs

Rockhurst aims to be one of the premier health care administration schools in the region, creating medical professionals that make a difference on the local, regional and natural health care levels. As a Jesuit institution, we create lifelong learners that are better prepared for the rigors of not only their particular health care program, but for a life of serving others.

A Bright Future

Rockhurst's suite of health majors provide a pathway to a successful career in almost any field in the industry.

100 % Job placement for graduates of Saint Luke's programs (98% at RU overall)

31 % Job growth in health care by 2026

$ 70K Average nursing salary

Rockhurst has a sense of community, of inclusion, and finding a home away from home, while you're growing to be your best self.

– Sydney Shindler | Pre-Med ‘23

Pre-Med Scholars Program

Rockhurst has agreements in place with both local and regional medical schools for outstanding pre-medical students to gain early admission into medical school.

Alumni Medical Network

The Rockhurst University Alumni Medical Network is a community of medical professionals who are committed to providing a network of support for Rockhurst students who are preparing for a career in the medical field.

Support young Rockhurst students currently in the pre-health program.

Build a professional network through alumni gatherings in KC, St. Louis and Omaha.

Mentor current RU students and provide shadow opportunities in the field.