College of Health Sciences

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Welcome to the College of Health Sciences! Established in 2018, the College of Health Sciences is comprised of four departments: Department of Counseling, Department of Kinesiology , Department of Nursing, and Department of Social Work. 

Undergraduate degrees offered include the Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training, Bachelor of Science in Exercise Sport Science, Bachelor of Science in Health/Physical Education, Bachelor of Science in Nursing and the Bachelor of Social Work. Graduate degrees available through the Graduate School include the Master of Arts in Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, the Master of Arts in Health and Physical Education, the Master of Science in Nursing, the Master of Arts in Education in Professional School Counseling and the Master of Social Work, as well as post-master's certificates in Advanced School Counseling for Postsecondary Success and Nursing Education.  

The College's programs maintain professional accreditations through the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE), Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Programs (CACREP), Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). Programs that lead to North Carolina educator licensure are administered with the School of Education and are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education and approved by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. 


The UNCP College of Health Sciences is in the process of strategic planning for our college. We invite you to attend a one-hour focus group to share your thoughts. 

CHS community member or alum: Monday, April 19th 7pm or Saturday, April 24th, 10am

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CHS Student: Tuesday, April 20th, 2pm, Wednesday, April 21st, 6pm, or Thursday, April 22nd, 7pm

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CHS Leadership, Faculty, and Staff: Monday April 19th at 9am EST or Monday April 19th at 6pm EST

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Please contact Summer Woodside at 910-775-4085 or if you have any questions or concerns, if you are not able to attend one of the times listed above but you do have content you wish to share, or if you need accommodations to participate.