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.



Researchers Examine Link Between Nutrition and Common Virus
March 31, 2015
A new study by UNC Charlotte scholars is shedding light on the connection between diet and a common childhood disease. Using national health data, the researchers determined children who ate certain types of food or dealt with food insecurity may be more likely to contract the Epstein-Barr virus...

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Foremost Expert to Discuss Built Environment, Public Health
March 27, 2015
“I believe we have built America in a way that is fundamentally unhealthy.” -Dr. Richard Jackson As the treatment of chronic diseases nears 90% of all dollars spent on health care in America, and efforts at reform meet public frustration and challenges in court, there is an increasing focus...

Alumni Spotlight: Lynn Dobson
March 23, 2015
Those who know Lynn Dobson recognize her as a passionate leader who has long been an advocate for children and vulnerable populations. Hers is a career whose breadth of coverage is matched by its depth of impact. Over the last four decades, she has spent much of her time giving back to others...