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College of Health and Human Services

College of Health and Human Services

Our students are impacting the lives of individuals, families and communities focusing on the public good.

Experience Making a Difference.

Health and Human Services students learn to address a wide array of factors impacting health and well-being; biological, socioeconomic, psychosocial, behavioral, cultural or social issues, through majors like nursing, gerontology, criminal justice, communication disorders, dietetics, medical laboratory sciences, public health and social work.  

1,900+

undergraduate and graduate students enrolled

$90K

awarded in scholarships

97%

have jobs, start a business or a graduate program within 6 months of graduation

Belong. Stand Out. Go Far.

“The faculty and staff of the College of Health and Human Services are committed not only to providing quality classroom and laboratory experiences where students gain disciplinary knowledge, but are also committed to the application of this knowledge in professional settings. All of our students engage with the professional community through clinical, internship or other applied external experiences. We believe engaging in their profession encourages students to understand their role in the larger community and to appreciate the value of serving others.”

– James Ciesla, Ph.D., Dean

MAJORS & PROGRAMS

Making a difference starts here.

Academic programs in the college provide students the knowledge and experience necessary to make a difference in enhancing people’s well-being and quality of life. Each of the programs meets or exceeds the standards set for the health and human services disciplines, including national accreditations for medical laboratory science, gerontology, dietetics, nutrition sciences, social work and speech-language pathology.

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News

BGSU launches School of Nursing

Emphasizing its commitment to creating public good and meeting regional workforce needs, BGSU has launched a School of Nursing through its College of Health and Human Services. The new school will help support the growth of the University’s online Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing program introduced last year.

Health and Human Services students honored by The Center for Undergraduate Research and Scholarship (CURS)

During The Center for Undergraduate Research and Scholarship (CURS) event last spring, nearly 200 presentations were given. Last month, four winning presentations were announced- including two from groups in the College of Health and Human Services.

Carrie Hamady named a Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Carrie Hamady, lecturer and program coordinator in food and nutrition, has been named as a Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (FAND) through her accomplishments as a dietetics profession.

CONTACT INFORMATION

General Information – Advising Office
104 Health and Human Services Building
419-372-8242
chhsadvising@bgsu.edu

Future Students

Amanda Carter, Recruitment and Outreach Coordinator
112 Health and Human Services Building
419-372-CHHS (2447)
cartera@bgsu.edu