College of Health and Behavioral Sciences

Dean and Professor: J. Ishee (PhD), 450-3122
Associate Dean and Professor: J. Rainey (PhD), 450-3123

[1] Mission

The College of Health and Behavioral Sciences is dedicated to the enhancement of the health and well-being of the public through the preparation of professionals, the development and advancement of knowledge and service to its constituencies. Exception undergraduate and graduate programs are offered in an environment that emphasizes leadership development, cultural competence, ethical practice, lifelong learning, and interdisciplinary collaboration. The achievement of a culturally bias free learning environment that honors diversity is central to all of our programs.

[2] Departments

Communication Sciences and Disorders
Exercise and Sport Science
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health Sciences
Military Science and Leadership
Nursing
Occupational Therapy
Physical Therapy
Psychology and Counseling

[3] Curricula

Bachelor of Arts (BA)

Interior Design

Bachelor of Science (BS)

Addiction Studies
Athletic Training
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Exercise Science
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health Education
Health Sciences (emphasis in Health Services Administration)
Interior Design
Medical Laboratory Science
Nuclear Medicine Technology
Nutrition
Psychology
Radiography

Bachelor of Science in Education (BSE)

Family and Consumer Sciences Education
Kinesiology and Physical Education

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

Bachelor of Professional Studies (BPS)

Minors

Addiction Studies
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health Education
Kinesiology and Physical Education
Military Science
Psychology

Master of Arts (MA)

Sport Management

Master of Science (MS)

Athletic Training
Exercise Science
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health Sciences
Mental Health Counseling
Nutrition
School Psychology

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

The MSN program includes advanced nursing practice and nurse educator tracks.

Doctoral Degrees

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
Doctor of Occupational Therapy (ODT)
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) (professional and post-professional)
Doctor of Philosophy in Communication Sciences and Disorders (PhD)
Doctor of Philosophy in Physical Therapy (PhD)
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology (PhD) (with Counseling Psychology and School Psychology emphases)

Non-Degree Programs

Pre-Cardio Respiratory Care
Pre-Dental Hygiene
Military Science