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.



Spencer Green

US Marine, Afghanistan Vet Wins Fellowship for Kinesiology Master's Program
October 20, 2016

A young man with crew-cut hair and a crisp red polo sits in Fretwell Café, contemplating the size and contours of his fist. This is the average size of a human heart, he explains, but Lance Armstrong’s is probably larger due to his intense athleticism. He says simply, “I just love the human heart...

Nursing Simulation Lab

School of Nursing Named National Center for Excellence in Nursing Education
October 13, 2016

The National League of Nurses has selected the UNC Charlotte School of Nursing as a 2016 Center of Excellence in Nursing Education. The School of Nursing received the designation for creating environments that enhance student learning and professional development. The NLN Center of Excellence (...

UNC Charlotte Health Risk Assessment Lab

New Program Provides Free Health Screenings to Hundreds of Seniors
October 12, 2016

Hundreds of Charlotte seniors will receive detailed screenings and critical health interventions through the Department of Kinesiology’s Health Risk Assessment Lab as part of a new program funded by the Sharon Towers Continuing Care Retirement Community. A donation of more $150,000 from Sharon...