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.



Lori Thomas Award
Social Work Professor Receives Award from Alma Mater
May 21, 2015
Social work professor Lori Thomas has been recognized as one of the top young alumni of Virginia Commonwealth University. Dr. Thomas is a member of VCU’s 2015 “10 Under 10” class. The award recognizes alumni who received their first VCU degree in the last ten years and have achieved professional...

Public Health, Social Work Students Travel to India
May 1, 2015
It’s the world’s largest democracy—a country that has recently seen significant shifts in its economic, cultural, and political landscapes. It’s also a place where deeply embedded ideas about social class and gender equality make life difficult for many. India’s complexities, and the...

Study Shows Homeless Housing Program Continues to Improve Lives, Save Money
April 29, 2015
A nationally recognized program to house Charlotte’s chronically homeless continues to help people and save money, according to a UNC Charlotte report. Moore Place, Urban Ministry Center’s 85-unit apartment complex, provides housing for individuals who have extensive histories of homelessness and...