College of Health Sciences


The mission of the CHS is to educate students in a supportive and collaborative academic environment that provides innovative, interdisciplinary, and culturally responsive opportunities through rigorous education, meaningful service, and transformational scholarship to improve health and wellness outcomes and the quality of life for individuals, families, and communities that the graduates will engage and serve. (Approved 08-30-2019)


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Welcome to the College of Health Sciences! Established in 2018, the College of Health Sciences is comprised of three departments: Department of Kinesiology, School 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 Health and Physical Education, the Master of Science in Nursing, and the Master of Social Work, as well as post-master's certificates in Nursing Education.  

The College's programs maintain professional accreditations through the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE), 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 approved by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction.