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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
Occupational Therapy
Physical Therapy
Psychology and Counseling

[3] Curricula

Bachelor of Arts (BA)

Interior Design

Bachelor of Science (BS)

Addiction Studies
Athletic Training
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health Education
Health Sciences (emphases in Health Services Administration and Physical Therapy)
Interior Design
Exercise Science
Medical Technology
Nuclear Medicine Technology
Speech-Language Pathology

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)

The BPS offers a track in Health and Safety.


Addiction Studies
Cognitive Neuroscience
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health Education
Health Psychology
Exercise Science
Military Science
Sports Psychology

Master of Science (MS)

Family and Consumer Sciences (general, dietetics/nutrition, clothing, textiles and fashion)
Health Sciences
Exercise Science
Mental Health Counseling
Occupational Therapy (entry-level)
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 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 Psychology (PhD) (two tracks: Counseling Psychology and School Psychology)

Non-Degree Programs

Pre-Cardio Respiratory Care
Pre-Dental Hygiene
Military Science