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SHP Confers 699 Degrees and Makes History

On Saturday, May 14, the School of Health Professions (SHP) conferred 699 degrees during commencement exercises at Mizzou Arena.

History was made as the first class at SHP to receive a Bachelor of Health Science in Athletic Training, walked across the stage. The program received notification of its accreditation in April.

Dr. Garnett Stokes, Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, and guest speaker, Mary Sheid, a 1984 alumna of the Physical Therapy program at MU, each shared words of encouragement with the graduating class.

During his address, Dean Hagglund shared that graduates who received a Bachelor of Health Science in Health Science, the most popular major at MU, have a 92% job placement rate.

Congratulations to the School of Health Professions Class of 2016!

To view photos from graduation, click here.