President’s Message

Welcome to Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (RMUoHP), an accredited institution recognized for evidence-based, meaningful graduate healthcare education. Established in 1998 as an exclusive post-professional graduate healthcare institution, RMUoHP has a reputation for exceptional, high quality, rigorous healthcare education programs and has a diverse student body and alumni from all 50 states as well as a stellar and nationally respected faculty representing healthcare practice, research and education throughout the country. Our academic models of delivery allow our limited-residency students to continue with their life roles without relocating and our residency students to begin and end their full-time studies in beautiful Provo, Utah.

Become a part of the excitement by engaging in highly focused and specialized healthcare education at the feet of some of the most competent, qualified, and experienced faculty in the United States. Experience the transformation that awaits you as a practicing clinician, educator, researcher, or administrator. With continued growth and expansion into other health-related programs in the not too distant future, RMUoHP is a University to watch!

I offer a personal invitation for you to visit with me while you are on our campus and I look forward to having you become part of the Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions family of students, alumni, and faculty who are altering the delivery of healthcare throughout the world.

Yours in learning,

Richard P. Nielsen, PT, DHSc, ECS
RMUoHP President

Mission and Vision Statements

The mission of Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions is to educate current and future healthcare professionals for outcomes-oriented, evidence-based practice. The University demonstrates mission fulfillment through the quality of its education and success of its students in academic programs that develop leaders skilled in clinical inquiry and prepared to effect healthcare change.

The vision of Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions is to advance the quality, delivery and efficacy of healthcare.

Core Values

Evidence-Based. We fuse our expertise with the best available evidence to achieve the best possible outcomes.

Learning-Centered. By challenging thinking, encouraging growth, and exploring possibilities within a supportive learning environment, we empower learners to rise to their highest potential.

Authentic. We recognize our imperfections and welcome growth stemming from both success and failure. We believe in our unlimited capacities to find solutions. We model gratitude. We seek to understand, to empathize, and to forgive.

Service-Oriented. Because we value people above all else, we serve each other, our patients and clients, our communities, and the world.

Trustworthy. We strive for honesty, respect, and accountability in all we do to continuously earn credibility as an institution and as individuals.

Inclusive. By honoring our differences and similarities, we strengthen institutional and community connections.

Collaborative. We learn and create within and across teams to innovate, foster change, implement strategy, ensure accountability, and celebrate achievement.

Core Themes

In conjunction with the University’s Mission, Vision, Core Values, and Comprehensive Strategic Plan, the University developed Core Themes. The Core Themes are measurable manifestations of the University’s mission. Each Theme, below, includes a series of objectives, outcomes, indicators, and target levels for which the University measures mission fulfillment across the institution.

Developing Evidence-Based Practitioners

RMUoHP develops evidence-based practitioners by educating current and future healthcare professionals to synthesize evidence-based principles into practice.

Elevating Clinical Inquiry Proficiency

RMUoHP elevates clinical inquiry proficiency through learning experiences that challenge practice standards, expand evidence-based practice, increase clinical research, develop healthcare change agents, and encourage experiential learning.

Ensuring Educational Quality

RMUoHP ensures educational quality through student-centered academic programs, services, and continuous improvement.

Nurturing Student Success

RMUoHP nurtures student success by engaging students in professional and personal growth opportunities.

Assessment & Institutional Effectiveness

RMUoHP is committed to a culture of continuous, systematic, institution-wide assessment of performance-based outcomes for each academic degree program and administrative function. While RMUoHP’s mission references evidence-based practice from an academic and clinical perspective, the University also includes this principle in day-to-day practices. This process ensures the University fulfills its mission and core values while demonstrating accountability to all constituents. For more information on RMUoHP’s assessment processes, visit Institutional Effectiveness.

RMUoHP & Wasatch Educational

Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions is an institution of higher education focused on educating and developing the finest healthcare professionals. The private, proprietary institution is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities and programmatic specialty accreditors. The University is governed by a Board of Trustees that is committed to fostering student success and to delivering exceptional experiences for students and employees.

The University is owned by Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions, Inc., a Utah corporation, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Wasatch Educational, Inc., also a Utah corporation. Wasatch Educational, Inc., is governed by a Board of Directors focused on educational investments.