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Innovating Medicine

We Can Heal Our World

When we educate future doctors and nurses, psychologists and pharmacists, Gonzaga ensures that those in need receive the compassionate care they deserve. That’s part of our commitment to service—and to healing the world we all share.

What Inspires You?

What You'll Learn & Experience

As the demand for quality, innovative healthcare rises, Gonzaga is responding. We’re forming exceptional partnerships, creating interdisciplinary internships, and fostering a spirit of innovation in the life sciences. Whether your career aspirations take you to the surgery suite - or to the research lab - exploring the science of life requires a firm foundation.

  • Fundamental skills of scientific inquiry and problem-solving, as well as a broad exposure to the humanities and liberal arts (recommended by top medical schools)
  • Advances in medical technologies such as remote monitoring and robotic surgeries
  • Leadership approaches, e.g., servant and authentic leadership, that are collaborative and empower students and employees to engage in positive organizational changes
  • Health policy work that promotes social justice, improves access to care, and promotes the health of communities and populations
  • Translating research to practice to ensure that treatments are based on the best available evidence
  • The application of advances in chemistry, biology and human physiology to new treatment strategies


The Gonzaga Difference

In the Catholic, Jesuit and Humanistic traditions, your learning prepares you to work toward a more just world. You’ll cultivate an understanding of what it means to be human, to experience a well-lived life, to find your role in a more humane global community.

Your educational journey expands year by year with these principals of our Core curriculum:

  • Understanding and creating
  • Being and becoming
  • Caring and doing
  • Imagining the possible

You’ll also uncover the richness of interdisciplinary studies, where courses blend biology and dance, faith and science, politics and literature. All to equip you for the next part of your journey, where purpose and potential evolve.

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Unfolding Potential

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We know there's something big in store for you. This is where you'll find it.