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Graduate Catalog 2018-19 
Graduate Catalog 2018-19 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

College of Health and Human Services

College of Health and Human Services

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Ron Cisler

Ann Tyler
Associate Dean

Nancy Cretsinger
Director of Academic and Student Services

Academic Units:
College of Health and Human Services
            Health Informatics and Information Management
            Interdisciplinary Health Sciences
Blindness and Low Vision Studies
Bronson School of Nursing
Interdisciplinary Health Programs, School of
            Integrative Holistic Health and Wellness
            Interdisciplinary Health Services
            Public Health
Occupational Therapy
Physical Therapy (beginning Summer II 2019)
Physician Assistant
            Alcohol and Drug Abuse
            Clinical Trials Administration
Social Work
Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences


Students may earn the degrees of Master of Science in Medicine; Master of Science in Nursing; Master of Arts in Occupational Therapy;  Master of Public Health; Master of Arts in Rehabilitation Teaching; Master of Arts in Orientation and Mobility; Master of Arts in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences; and Master of Social Work through their studies Also a dual master’s program is offered:  Rehabilitation Counseling/Teaching (administered jointly by the Department of Blindness and Low Vision Studies and the Department of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology).  Additionally, the following doctorate programs are offered:  Doctor of Audiology; Doctor of Philosophy in Interdisciplinary Health Sciences; Doctor of Philosophy in Evaluation; and Doctor of Physical Therapy (beginning Summer II 2019).

The College also provides graduate certificate programs in Gerontology; Integrative Holistic Health and Wellness; Addiction Studies; and Low Vision Rehabilitation for the Occupational Therapist.


Consistent with the University’s mission of a student-centered research institution, the College of Health and Human Services is committed to educating professionals to provide exemplary health care, rehabilitation, and social services, to promote innovation and discovery and to build mutually enriching local and global partnerships.

The vision of the College is to lead transformative education, practice and research in health and human services.

In achieving is vision and mission, the College of health and Human Services values service that improves quality of life; compassion and cooperation as integral to professional competence; interdisciplinary, holistic, and collaborative education, research, and service; multidimensional scholarship and lifelong learning; environments that are healthful, intellectually stimulating, supportive, and respectful of difference; and partnerships with the community.

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