Dec 01, 2022  
2022-2023 EIU Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 EIU Undergraduate Catalog

College of Health & Human Services

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Ryan Hendrickson, Acting Dean (thru June 30, 2022)
John R. Storsved, Dean (beginning July 1, 2022)
J. Tony Oliver, Interim Associate Dean
Janet Fopay, Assistant to the Dean/Certification Officer
Michelle Morgan, Assistant to the Dean/Business Administrative Associate

General Mission

The College fosters excellence, with a student-centered approach of teaching and learning through innovative, rigorous, and collaborative experiences, and promotes health and well-being of diverse populations across the lifespan. Students develop lifelong leadership skills through applied learning, community service, and professional partnerships.

Bachelor’s degrees are earned through a variety of departments and programs. The Department of Communication Disorders and Sciences offers academic and clinical instruction in an undergraduate program. The Department of Public Health and Nutrition offers degrees in Health Administration, Community Health, Public Health with Emergency Management and Disaster Preparedness, and Nutrition and Dietetics.. The Department of Human Services offers a degree in Human Services. The Department of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation offers degrees in Exercise Science with options in Pre-Occupational Therapy and Pre-Physical Therapy, Physical Education Teacher Education, and Sport Management.  The Gail & Richard Lumpkin School of Nursing offers degrees in Traditional Nursing and Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science. 

Military Science offers a minor leading to commissions as officers in the United States Army. Students in the Military Science/Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) can pursue any major recognized by the University.

In addition, the college provides students from other majors with minors in Aging Studies, Communication Disorders & Sciences, Community Health, Early Childhood Program Administration, Health Communication, Human Services, Kinesiology, Sport and Recreation, Kinesiology, Sport and Recreation for Teaching Certification, Nutrition and Dietetics, Public Health, Public Health for Teacher Licensure, and Workplace Wellness.

Graduate programs include Aging Studies, Communication Disorders and Sciences, Exercise Physiology, Health Promotion, Human Services Program Administration, Nutrition and Dietetics, and Sport Administration. (See the Graduate Catalog for further information on graduate programs.)

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