College of Health and Human Sciences

Office in L.L. Gibbons Building, Room 217
(970) 491-6331

Professor Lise Youngblade, Dean
Professor Jennifer Aberle, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Affairs
Professor Matthew Hickey, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Programs
Associate Professor Michelle Foster, Assistant Dean for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice

Undergraduate Majors

Undergraduate Minors

Interdisciplinary Minors

Undergraduate Certificates

Graduate Programs and Certificates

College Programs

The College of Health and Human Sciences comprises six academic departments and two schools focused on promoting the health and well-being of people, their environments, and the communities in which they live. The College's programs offer professional education and research opportunities for careers and lifelong learning through a solid grounding in the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities with courses specific to each discipline. 

Learning in the College is applied, experiential, and takes place in a variety of settings on and off-campus, forging strong links between the classroom and the workplace. All of the College’s programs combine classroom instruction with hands-on experiences in state-of-the-art computer laboratories, research laboratories, specialized centers and institutes, and with faculty who emphasize student success and support diverse learning styles. The College offers numerous scholarships and supports student learning and basic needs through a variety of University resources.

Education Abroad

Education abroad programs are available to all students in the College of Health and Human Sciences. Students interested in education abroad should plan in advance, by discussing opportunities with their academic advisor and by visiting the Education Abroad office in Laurel Hall.  The Education Abroad office offers information about credit and non-credit opportunities (service-learning/volunteer, research, internships), as well as support prior to and during travel, information about scholarships and financial aid, and specific resources for adult learners & veterans, students with disabilities, and students from diverse economic, educational, ethnic and social backgrounds.

Career Opportunities and Career Education

College of Health and Human Sciences prepares students for success in a variety of careers to promote and improve the health and well-being of people, their environments, and communities. While students' education focuses on a specific academic discipline, through courses and other experiences, they will build skills that transfer to many different careers and fields. The College's Career Development resources and Career Education Manager are here to support students with their career and professional development.

Online and Distance Education

The College supports access to education by offering undergraduate and graduate courses and degree programs and several non-credit professional development opportunities online. For details about the College’s online courses, degree programs, and certificates, please visit CSU Online