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Institute for Healthcare Professions

Where the future of healthcare begins.

To succeed in the constantly evolving field of health care, you need an intimate understanding of the social, ethical, and scientific issues that healthcare professionals face today. Students in Albion College's Institute for Healthcare Professions are grounded in these issues through coursework and real-world experience.

The Institute supports all students interested in a health-related career—from the practice of medicine to nursing to all of the allied professions. Students benefit from academic and career advising; workshops and speakers; assistance in identifying volunteer, shadowing, and internship opportunities; and encouragement for ongoing experiential learning.

Our program has a long history of success. With rigorous preparation and support, our graduates have been placed in some of the most prestigious professional schools in the country. Please explore our site and contact us with any questions you may have.

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Center for Sustainability and the Environment

Where committed students initiate real
movement toward change.

Let’s face it: you love this planet, and it’s where you’ll spend a lot of your time. At Albion College's Center for Sustainability and the Environment, you’ll also spend a lot of time making it a better place. You’ll explore the intersections of nature and society, learning how to become an effective steward of our world.

Our program features majors in environmental science, environmental studies, and sustainability studies, as well as concentrations in environmental science and environmental studies. The concentrations combine with traditional liberal arts majors and can be tailored to meet individual students' career goals. Watch our video for more info

Sometimes the best classroom settings aren’t classrooms at all. Our field seminars are life-changing: you’ll travel to diverse locations around the U.S. and meet people who are working on environmental protection and sustainability causes. And through internships and research projects, you’ll explore the social, political, and scientific dimensions of sustainability and be well prepared for a career in this vital field.

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Gerstacker Institute

Where tomorrow’s top executives launch their careers.

The Carl A. Gerstacker Institute for Business and Management combines the traditional strengths of a liberal arts education with the business knowledge, skills and experience necessary for leadership and management positions in today’s global business environment. Since 1973, the Gerstacker Institute has earned an excellent reputation for preparing students to be successful in the workplace.

The business world is dynamic. By preparing students in the fundamentals of common business practices, and creating challenges that provide opportunities to develop critical thought into action, this program creates in-demand employees and future business leaders.

Our students and graduates are assets to companies not just in Michigan but across the U.S. and around the world. If you believe Gerstacker is right for you, learn about applying to the institute and please contact us if you have any questions.

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Ford Institute

Where citizens of the world become global leaders.

You're smart, curious, and determined to make a difference. And this is where your life of public service begins.

The Gerald R. Ford Institute for Leadership in Public Policy and Service, created by President Ford at Albion College in 1977, empowers you to make a big impact. Our internships place you in all levels of government, nonprofit organizations, the media, and the legal system—where your network will grow, along with your understanding of global society.

The Ford Institute has more than 130 students from a broad range of majors and minors. Whichever career path you pursue, policy decisions will impact you personally or professionally. Participation in the Institute will prepare you to analyze and interpret the issues more critically so you can take action. When you graduate from Albion and the Ford Institute, you'll be in a unique position to advocate for the greater good.

Watch our introductory video to learn more, and please contact us with any questions you may have.

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