May 19, 2024  
2023-2024 EIU Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 EIU Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

College of Health & Human Services

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John R. Storsved, Dean
Jill R. Bowers, 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, Public Health with options in Community Health and Emergency Management and Disaster Preparedness, and Nutrition and Dietetics. In addition, the Department of Public Health and Nutrition offers interdisciplinary degrees in Health Communication, as well as Health Sciences with options in Policy and Ethics, Diversity and Equity in Health, and Generalist. The Department of Human Services offers a degree in Human Services with three different pathways: traditional, online, and ECACE. The Department of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation offers degrees in Kinesiology, Sport and Recreation: Physical Education Teacher Education, and Sport and Recreation Management, and Exercise Science with options in Pre-Athletic Training, Pre-Occupational Therapy, and Pre-Physical Therapy.  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, Financial Literacy, Health Communication, Health & Medical Humanities (interdisciplinary), Human Services, Kinesiology, Sport and Recreation, Kinesiology, Sport and Recreation for Teaching Certification, Nutrition, 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, Nutrition and Dietetics, and Sport Administration. (See the Graduate Catalog for further information on graduate programs.)

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