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.



Kulkarni and Team Identify Key Prevention Approaches to Intimate Partner Violence
November 25, 2014
Mecklenburg County community leaders and local, prominent health educators recently gathered together to hear Dr. Shanti Kulkarni present her team’s preliminary findings in regards to the Healthy Relationships Project.  The need for the research came about after a 2013 Mecklenburg County...

Newly-formed School of Social Work Draws National Accolades for Program
November 21, 2014
UNC Charlotte’s Social Work program has swiftly grown from its origins as a concentration unit within the Department of Sociology and Anthropology into a stand-alone program that is now drawing national recognition.  The program first began in the 1970s, eventually growing into a Council on...

Dr. Bill Saunders and Dr. Elizabeth Racine Help Cabarrus County Community Leaders Tackle Childhood Obesity
November 18, 2014
UNC Charlotte Public Health researchers Dr. Bill Saunders and Dr. Elizabeth Racine have partnered up with Carolinas Medical Center-NorthEast and Cabarrus County community stakeholders to develop a childhood obesity action plan. Recent numbers suggest that 23% of children in the U.S. are obese and...