College of Health and Human Services
Welcome to the College of Health and Human Services
Our vision is to be the college of choice that equips students, staff and faculty to be innovative and transformative through exemplary programs and opportunities in health and human services. Our college offers degrees at the associate, baccalaureate and master degree levels. Doctoral degrees are offered in Nursing Practice and Physical Therapy. Explore our site to learn more about our diverse academic options, we have seven units that represent an array of professions.
- Applied Human Sciences
- Communication Sciences & Disorders
- The School of Kinesiology, Recreation & Sport
- The School of Nursing and Allied Health
- Physical Therapy
- Public Health
- Social Work
Each discipline within our college has their roots in outreach to the community; they all prepare students for their professions by engaging them in activities within the community that applies the theories and concepts learned in the classroom for a comprehensive understanding of the issues. Students are required to complete clinical experiences, field work, or internships through one of the many affiliation agreements with a myriad of health and human service agencies in our region. Two nationally recognized mobile health and wellness units provide ways for students to apply their newly acquired skills in the provision of prevention services to residences in our region. CHHS is dedicated to improve the quality of life in the community through education, service, collaboration, leadership, and scholarship.
The Institute for Rural Health, and the South-Central Kentucky Area Health Education Center are also housed in, or overseen by CHHS.
Office of the Dean | Academic Complex 208
Phone: 270.745.2425 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Summer Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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