The School of Health Professions is a major provider of Missouri’s health care workforce. Data collected by the Office of MU Enrollment Management indicates that approximately 86% of recent health professions graduates remained in the state. Internal surveys show that of the 8,000 graduates of the School of Health Professions, 60% of all practicing professionals remain in Missouri with an approximate 50/50 split of rural verses urban employment.
In addition, the school and its departments operate multiple outreach services or facilities and offer numerous other service learning projects, allowing students and faculty to engage in comprehensive, interdisciplinary education and research. In 2010, 15,786 Missourians were served through these clinics and services.