Welcome to the College of Health and Human Services

 Our growing and dynamic College offers a wide range of graduate and undergraduate degree and certificate programs to prepare graduates to pursue advanced degrees, and for a variety of practice, research and administrative roles in the health and human services fields. Our high quality, innovative educational programs include opportunities to study abroad and for distance education. Academic units include the Department of Kinesiology, Department of Public Health Sciences, Department of Social Work, and the School of Nursing.



Big Data: A New Frontier in Health Services Research and for CHHS
August 14, 2014
Traditional health services research begins with a hypothesis based on things that are already known. The hypothesis is then tested in pilot phases with animals, single cases or small programs and, if the findings are positive, larger investments are made on the magnitude of human trials,...

CHHS Hosts TIAA-CREF Distinguished Lecture Featuring Marion Nestle
March 26, 2014
On Tuesday, March 18, the College of Health and Human Services hosted acclaimed thought leader, Dr. Marion Nestle, for a conversation on the politics of food and food choice. The daylong activities, part of the TIAA-CREF Distinguished Lecture Series, included an afternoon dialogue with students at...

CHHS Distinguished Professor Working to Bridge University Research and Community Engagement
March 26, 2014
“Every individual is attached to a community, a place that socially determines their health. The place where you are born, where you live and grow, determines the quality of your life and the number of years you will live,” says Mark DeHaven, PhD, the recently appointed Colvard Distinguished...