The School of Health Professions is Missouri’s only state-supported health professions school on a campus with an academic health center. It is uniquely positioned to educate highly qualified health care professionals committed to fulfilling the mission of improving society through education, service and discovery in diagnostic, medical imaging, and rehabilitation sciences. The school is credited with establishing the nation’s first baccalaureate degree program in respiratory therapy and the first master’s degree program in diagnostic medical ultrasound. Its six departments and eight accredited academic programs have long and distinguished histories. Graduates of the School of Health Professions are nationally recognized leaders in their fields.