Dental Hygiene’s scope of clinical procedures encompasses the relationship between oral health care and total body health.
Health Sciences involve the use of technology to diagnose, treat, heal and record a wide variety of diseases and medical conditions.
Kinesiology and Health is the study of healthy living and movement patterns related to fitness and physical activities.
Nursing is focused on the care of individuals, families, and communities so they may attain, or maintain optimal health and quality of life.
Sport Management examines the economic, social and legal influences on the management of sports organizations.
“Perimeter had a really good reputation, and I wanted to go to the best school. I was so pleased once I got in the program to find the teachers genuinely care about your success as a student and as a person. They really helped me ignite my passion and realize my dream of being a dental hygienist.”
2016 Perimeter College graduate
Welcome to the Health Professions Department at Perimeter College, Georgia State University! We are delighted to see your interest in the opportunities available to you.
Our Health Professions Department offers a wide range of pathways that lead to an Associate of Science degree, all with the common objective of promoting health and well-being.
Within Health Professions, students have the option to choose from various programs, including Dental Hygiene, Nursing, Health Sciences, Kinesiology and Health, and Sports Management. The Health Science pathways provide the necessary prerequisites for programs such as Dental Hygiene, Nursing, Respiratory Therapy, Radiologic Sciences, Health Information Administration, and Medical Technology.
In addition to these programs, we also offer pathways in Kinesiology and Health. Students may specialize in Exercise Science, Health Coaching, Personal Trainer, or Sport Management.
At the Department of Health Professions, we are dedicated to serving a diverse student body and ensuring their success. We create engaging and challenging academic environments that provide hands-on, real-world experiences. We encourage you to explore the information about our programs on this website and don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any further inquiries.
Nicole A. Lynch, Ph.D.
Interim Department Chair of Health Professions
Associate Professor of Kinesiology and Health
Georgia State University
Interim Department Chair