College of Health Professions and Biomedical Sciences

Reed Humphrey, Dean

Howard D. Beall, Associate Dean for Pharmacy 

The College of Health Professions and Biomedical Sciences (CHPBS) houses four schools that provide undergraduate and graduate degrees for professional, clinical, and research careers.  Opportunities to receive certificates and dual degrees are available.  In addition, the College provides advising for pre-medical sciences and offers courses in the health sciences that are open to students in all majors. The College is a member of the campus-wide UM Health and Medicine (UMHM) program that connects students, degree programs, researchers, and community partners. The College is also associated with the Family Medicine Residency of Western Montana and the Western Montana AHEC.

Schools within the College:

  • Skaggs School of Pharmacy
  • Physical Therapy and Rehabilitative Sciences
  • Public and Community Health Sciences
  • Social Work

Undergraduate Degree Programs:

  • Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.)
  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences (this option restricted to Pharm.D. students)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Social Work

Graduate Degree Programs:

Pharmaceutical Sciences:

  • Master of Science (M.S.):
    • Medicinal Chemistry
    • Neuroscience
    • Pharmaceutical Sciences and Drug Design
    • Toxicology
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.):
    • Medicinal Chemistry
    • Neuroscience
    • Pharmaceutical Sciences and Drug Design
    • Toxicology

Physical Therapy:

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy (D.P.T.)

Public Health:

  • Master of Public Health (M.P.H.)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Public Health

Social Work:

  • Master of Social Work (M.S.W.)