College of Professional Studies

Mission Statement

The mission of the College of Health and Human Services is to provide the highest quality education to future and current healthcare and hospitality practitioners by providing a learning environment that supports the development of culturally competent caring, compassionate, and accountable professionals. Our undergraduate and graduate programs prepare graduates who are dedicated to the autonomy, dignity, and diversity of the people they serve.

The College is committed to excellence in teaching, service and scholarship and to the elimination of health disparities in our community. Our graduates will value life long learning and have a professional work ethic based on professional standards and best practices. The College of Health and Human Services specifically identifies and addresses the ever-changing health and hospitality needs of the community served by Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) through service, leadership and the development of knowledge.