About the Department

The Department of Health Science is committed to promoting health, preventing disease and improving quality of life through education, scholarships and service to the local, national and international community.

Through undergraduate programs in alcohol and drug studies, community health education and school health education, as well as a post-baccalaureate program in school health education, the Department of Health Science is committed to educating the health leaders of tomorrow.

And with graduate programs in community health education and school health education, the Department is committed to providing advanced education to professionals in these fields.

In addition to these undergraduate and graduate programs, the Department of Health Science collaborates closely with the Department of Family Consumer Science and the Department of Human Performance to develop interdisciplinary approaches to wellness coaching.