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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School of Social Work Awarded $1.8 Million to Improve Access to Behavioral Health
September 21, 2017

The UNC Charlotte School of Social Work has received a $1.8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to expand integrated care practices across the Charlotte region. Awarded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), a sub-agency of HHS, the...

Sports Injuries and Arthritis

Kinesiology Professor Abbey Thomas-Fenwick Quoted in New York Times
September 20, 2017

Rest and recovery are key, but injuries shouldn't turn you into a couch potato. Kinesiology professor Abbey Thomas talks rehabilitation with The New York Times in this article on sports injuries and arthritis in joints. READ MORE

Schaffernoth Family

Mary Gwen Robins Schaffernoth Scholarship to Benefit Nurses in Training
September 12, 2017

The family of the late UNC Charlotte School of Nursing alumna Mary Gwen Schaffernoth has endowed a scholarship in her memory. Established by a $28,000 donation by Mary Gwen’s husband, Chas, the Mary Gwen Robins Schaffernoth Nursing Scholarship will be awarded to undergraduate students pursuing a...