Welcome to the College of Health and Human Services at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. You will find the college provides diverse educational opportunities leading to excellence in health and human services for a global community.
The focus of CHHS is to provide the highest possible quality of education that prepare our students to become leaders in their field. One of our strengths is the breadth and depth of the diverse disciplines within the college. The college now consists
of eight departments that represent an array of disciplines, offering degrees at the associate, baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral levels.
IUP is undergoing an Academic Restructuring Plan, resulting in several departments moving to another college and other departments moving
into “NextGen” CHHS as of July 1, 2021. Below is an outline of NextGen academic departments, with parenthetical statements for clarity. It is important to note all programs will continue at IUP; some will just have a different home college:
Academy of Culinary Arts
Criminology and Criminal Justice
Employment Relations and Health Services Administration
Food and Nutrition
Kinesiology, Health, and Sport Science
Nursing and Allied Health Professions
Psychology (now includes Educational and School Psychology program)
In addition, we collaborate with several IUP departments to offer a Public Health baccalaureate of science degree.
Hospitality Management (moved to Eberly College of
Human Development, Fashion, and Interior Design
Safety Sciences (moved to Kopchick College of Natural
Sciences and Mathematics)
PA OSHA Consultation Center (moved to Kopchick College of
Natural Sciences and Mathematics)
The college also oversees the Center for Sport Science Research and Education, the Center for Research in Criminology, the Criminal Justice Training Center,
for Rural Health and Safety, the Child Study Center, the Center for Applied Psychology, the Administration and Leadership Studies Research and
Training Center, and the Mid-Atlantic Addiction Research and Training Institute for Community and Behavioral Health.
The disciplines in CHHS prepare students for their professions by engaging them in activities within the community that applies the theories and concepts discussed in the classroom for a more comprehensive understanding of the discipline, while providing
a valuable service to the communities in which we reside. Students complete clinical experiences, field work, and internships through one of many affiliation agreements at a myriad of health and human services facilities, agencies, and organizations. CHHS is dedicated to improving the quality of life in the community through education, service, research, and interdisciplinary
You will find our faculty are high-quality, enthusiastic teachers and respected scholars. Our students are leaders during their academic studies and as alumni. The programs offered are in high demand and thus lead to excellent employment opportunities.
We hope you will visit soon, and learn more about CHHS and our excellent programs, faculty, and students. Please call 724-357-2560 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions or to schedule a visit.
We hope to see you soon!
Undecided about your major? Want a change? Learn about programs in the College of Health and Human Services.
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Departments and programs that are housed within the College of Health and Human Services.
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With an excellent job placement rate, the College of Health and Human Services has much to be proud of.
More about About Health and Human Services
Centers and institutes of the college reflect the breadth of the college’s offerings
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Lee Receives HHS Outstanding Research Award
Scarton Receives HHS Outstanding Teacher Award
Shiring Receives HHS Outstanding Advising Award
Brown Receives HHS Outstanding Service Award
HHS Alumni Honored as Inductees into Hall of Distinction
IUP to Honor 2020 and 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients
Six Alumni Honored With IUP Young Alumni Achievement Awards