The College of Health and Human Services has a variety of academic centers and institutes. They draw on expertise from across the university on specialized or interdisciplinary issues.

Administration and Leadership Studies Research and Training Center

The Administration and Leadership Studies Research and Training Center (ALS-RTC) was established in 2005 and is associated with IUP's doctoral program in Administration and Leadership Studies in Nonprofit and Public Sector. The ALS-RTC is an applied, interdisciplinary center that provides sponsored research, program evaluation, policy analysis, technology transfer, and training for public and nonprofit sector organizations. Its faculty have secured more than $4 million ($4,119,705) in grants and sponsored research funds over the past five years to support research, evaluation, and advisory services.

Center for Applied Psychology

The Center for Applied Psychology (CAP) is the training clinic of the IUP PsyD program, offering PsyD students the opportunity to master their clinical skills while providing real-time services to residents of Indiana County and the IUP community, under the expert supervision of the CAP's licensed supervisors. The CAP runs three clinics year-round: a Family and Child Clinic, an Adult Therapy Clinic, and an Assessment Clinic. WIthing their training at CAP, students can choose between conducting therapy or assessment, or both, with a range of client ages and presenting concerns.

Center for Sport Science Research and Education

The center serves IUP and the surrounding community in providing lifestyle interventions through disease and health education programs, personalized fitness/health screenings and assessment, and educational and research opportunities.

Center for Research in Criminology

Conducts and promotes scholarly research in criminology and criminal justice.

Child Study Center

The Child Study Center (CSC) is a psycho-educational clinic operated by the School Psychology Graduate Program of the Department of Psychology (formerly the Department of Educational and School Psychology). Services include educational and psychological assessments of children, adolescents, and young adults. The CSC also provides consultation and education for parents concerning remediation and treatment of children's academic difficulties and/or problem behaviors. Aside from providing a service to the local and regional community, the CSC provides a unique opportunity for graduate students to apply what they are learning in the classroom in a practical way under the direct supervision of program faculty.

Criminal Justice Training Center

The Criminal Justice Training Center prepares individuals for entry into law enforcement, provides in-service training to current law enforcement personnel, provides preparation and mandatory recertification of lethal weapons training for security personnel, and prepares individuals for certification and recertification as Pennsylvania State Constables. It boasts a full-time police training academy on the IUP main campus and seven regional part-time academy sites.

Institute for Rural Health and Safety

The Institute for Rural Health and Safety brings together university personnel from various disciplines and professional backgrounds to solve problems related to highway traffic safety. It provides driver education and improvement programs and first responder and emergency response team training.

James G. Mill Fitness Center

Our philosophy at the James G. Mill Center for Health and Fitness is to provide a facility to Indiana University of Pennsylvania's faculty, staff, and students and to the general community that is here to support you in your quest for lifetime health and fitness.

The James G. Mill Center for Health and Fitness in Zink Hall is an essential part of the learning environment for IUP's Department of Kinesiology, Health, and Sport Science in the College of Health and Human Services. The Department of Kinesiology, Health, and Sport Science serves academic majors in athletic training, exercise science, sport administration, and health and physical education teacher certification. The department also serves the academic needs of IUP students outside of the department in providing health and wellness education through the use of the fitness center.

The philosophy of the James G. Mill Center for Health and Fitness is to foster a cooperative atmosphere among all users of the facility between IUP faculty and staff, general community members, and students that will support individuals in their quests for lifetime health and fitness.

Mid-Atlantic Research and Training Institute for Community and Behavioral Health

Founded in 1988, the Mid-Atlantic Research and Training Institute for Community and Behavioral Health (MARTI) is a powerhouse organized around a consortium of academic and professional experts in the field of alcohol abuse treatment, domestic violence intervention, and related mental health issues. Since 2012, the institute's early focus has expanded to include new initiatives—among them, alcohol and drug research, veterans' reintegration, family and mental health issues, training conferences for health professionals and educators, and community outreach. The institute's long and consistent track record in the community continues, and its credibility and high regard among various constituencies remains resilient.