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, School of Social Work, and the School of Nursing.



International Researcher, Dr. Mark DeHaven, Works With Chinese Migrants Nong Zhuan Fei, To Prevent Chronic Illness
September 15, 2014
“Chronic illnesses, such as heart disease and diabetes have reached global epidemic proportions, and now cause more deaths than all other diseases combined”, says Dr. Mark DeHaven, the Colvard Distinguished Professor in the College of Health and Human Services at UNC Charlotte.  Nowhere is...

Dr. Michael Thompson travels to King Saud University
September 12, 2014
Dr. Michael Thompson, Associate Professor of Public Health Sciences, will travel to King Saud University (KSU) in Riyadh Saudi Arabia in October 2014 to continue dialoguing with the faculty and students of KSU’s Department of Family & Community Medicine about building an accreditable master’s...

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,...