Welcome to the Darton College of Health Professions!

On behalf of the faculty and staff of the Darton College of Health Professions at Albany State University, I welcome you to our website and invite you to explore the information presented within to learn about our distinctive offerings at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

There has never been a more exciting time to be in healthcare or a health related field. By taking an interest in the Darton College of Health Professions at ASU, you are saying you are interested in being an active contributor to society and we are anxious to help guide you along a path to success. Everyday new technology, medications, and treatments are being developed or improved to increase life expectancy. The healthcare industry is growing which creates a need for an educated workforce to meet the demand. According to the Bureau for Labor and Statistics, the demand for healthcare will impact occupational employment growth, with healthcare jobs expected to grow much faster than other occupations, adding 2.3 million jobs by 2024 and we are delighted that you are looking at what our historic University has to offer.

At Albany State University, our growing and dynamic College offers a wide range of graduate, undergraduate, and certificate programs to prepare graduates to pursue advanced degrees or enter practice in research, clinical practice, and/or administrative roles in a variety of health related fields. I encourage you to reach out to our faculty which is made up of highly qualified individuals who demonstrate a commitment and passion for teaching and their profession. They are experienced and licensed clinicians who are leaders in their disciplines and their goal is to see you succeed and move on to become a world-class healthcare professional.


Again, welcome to the Darton College of Health Professions at Albany State University. I hope you will take the time to explore our programs in pursuit of a path in healthcare or a health related field that is right for you. I wish you the very best on an exciting journey in higher education.


Dr. Kerri Johnson

Interim Dean, Darton College of Health Professions