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Dean Ann LejaIt is a pleasure to welcome you to the College of Health, Community and Professional Studies at Metropolitan State University! Our College features nationally and regionally recognized programs in Alcohol and Drug Counseling, Dental Hygiene, Human Services, Nursing, Psychology, and Social Work. From our state of the art community dental clinic, research and learning labs, simulation center, and teaching facilities, our students have opportunities to interact with faculty scholars who are passionate about teaching, research and service.

Our mission is: To empower students by fostering a culturally inclusive environment that promotes educational and occupational advancement through uniquely designed professional programs, community engagement, scholarly activities and academic excellence.

Our urban location in the heart of St. Paul and within a major metropolitan area, allows for unique learning opportunities with businesses, and community organizations. In both our outstanding professional programs of study, and our rigorous undergraduate or graduate education programs, you can expect excellence from our dedicated faculty which creates a truly vibrant academic environment.

Dr. Ann M. Leja
Dean, College of Health, Community and Professional Studies

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