The College of Health and Human Services offers a large variety of quality programs with national reputations and prestigious accreditations . Outstanding support services—such as advising, mentoring, and co-curricular activities—provide an environment that nurtures student success.
Our students become leaders across campus and in student chapters of national professional organizations and have exceptional opportunities for applied learning, such as internships, clinical practice, and practicums outside the classroom.
Our faculty members are dedicated and enthusiastic teachers, acknowledged scholars, and leaders on campus and in their professions.
Over the past several years, the accomplishments of our students, faculty, and alumni have been tremendous. Here are a few points of pride:
Six of HHS’ Nursing and Allied Health Professions alumni were selected for the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing's Cameos of Caring award.
Learning continues outside the classroom, and our students have exceptional opportunities for applied learning opportunities that include:
Our graduates are in high demand, with many of our students receiving multiple offers of employment. As an example, 100 percent of our Baking and Pastry Arts students received offers of employment a year prior to graduating. Students who graduate from our college have local, regional, national, and international opportunities. For example, graduates have taken positions at:
Specialized facilities and technology also help our students excel. For example, the Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions operates a state-of-the-art Simulation Lab with computerized manikins for students to practice patient care. Hospitality Management students operate the Allenwood, a campus restaurant. Child and Family Studies students do internships at a daycare center located on campus. Food and Nutrition, Safety Sciences, Interior Design, Fashion Merchandising, Health and Physical Education, and other programs have specialized labs.