The Baptists Memorial College of Health Sciences, a private college located in Memphis, Tennessee, is a highly specialized institution that is operated by Baptist Memorial Healthcare. Student living at the College of Health Sciences began in 1994, as the Baptist Memorial decided to expand and combine its School of nursing, which was established in 1912, and its School of Radiologic Technology, established in 1956. Over its short history, BMCHS has increased its enrollment to about 1,000 undergraduate students, an achievement that is aided by the college's appealing location in the city of Memphis. Its campus is located in the city's downtown district, a short walk from the banks of the Mississippi River and Mud Island River Park. Student housing is available on the college's campus, and individuals may also choose to rent a college apartment in the surrounding neighborhoods, which hold many of the hot spots and conveniences expected of a major city.
According to the Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences mission statement, the institution aims to "educate individuals to become competent, caring health care practitioners who value lifelong learning and who can meet the health needs of the communities in which they practice." Student living allows for individuals to work toward bachelor's degrees in the fields of diagnostic medical sonography, health care management, medical radiography, nuclear medicine technology, nursing, radiation therapy and respiratory care. The respiratory care program is one of just 47 in the country.
THe BMCHS is situated on Madison Avenue, alongside The University of Tennessee Health Science Center and the Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Aside from offering these resources, off campus housing at Baptist Memorial College places students near Forest Park, the Hattiloo Theater and and the Trolley Stop Market, which is known for its lemon ice box pie.
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