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.

 

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UNC Charlotte School of Social Work Awarded $2 Million for Graduate School Scholarships
August 25, 2016

The UNC Charlotte School of Social Work has been awarded a $2 million federal grant to provide scholarships for graduate students from disadvantaged and underrepresented backgrounds who are preparing for careers in behavioral health care. 100 students will receive full academic scholarships to...

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PHS Doctoral Student Addresses Health Disparities in Cabarrus County
August 8, 2016

Public health Ph.D. student Corliss Solomon is working with health policymakers in Cabarrus County to ensure programs intended to help underserved communities are operating effectively. ChangeLab Solutions recently wrote about her efforts to alleviate health disparities and connect research and...

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Why Spirituality Matters in Social Work
August 4, 2016

UNC Charlotte scholar’s new book seeks to integrate spirituality, religion into practice Questions like “Why am I here” and “What is the meaning of life” are essential inquiries in many people’s lives. The intimacy and importance of such topics often leads their discussion to be limited to a...