Applied Health Sciences
Nutrition, Dietetics, & Food Management | Communication Disorders | Athletic Training | Exercise Science | Community Health | Graduate Programs | Staff | The Oakley Dining Room | Message from the Department Chairman
The mission of Applied Health
Science Department is to prepare allied health students for entry-level
employment and/or advanced graduate study in disciplines associated with
health, wellness and rehabilitation.
The department seeks to meet present
and future health and allied health care needs of both the regional and global
communities as well as promote the well-being for their citizens.
We prepare future allied health
professionals by providing students with essential discipline specific and
interdisciplinary skills, which are necessary for successful careers in
Athletic Training, Community Health, Communication Disorders, Exercise Science,
Pre-Health Professions, Wellness, Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Management.
Student learning is enhanced through
engagement with community stakeholders during clinical experiences on and off
campus, including hands-on laboratory experiences, practicums, internships,
supervised practice experiences, research experiences and service learning
opportunities not only in the region, but throughout the Commonwealth.
The Applied Health Science Faculty
are dedicated to discovering and disseminating knowledge through research,
scholarly activity and service to aid in meeting the needs of the students and
For more information about AHS
programs, please contact one of our Program Directors or review the program guides below.