College of Health Sciences

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Interim Dean: Ronald D. Hovis
Location: HDB 202
Phone: 940-898-2852
Fax: 940-898-2853


The College of Health Sciences consists of the Departments of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Health Studies, Kinesiology and Nutrition and Food Sciences, the Programs in Dental Hygiene and Health Care Administration; and the Schools of Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy. Students may pursue the degrees of Master of Science, Master of Healthcare Administration, Master of Occupational Therapy, Doctor of Education, Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Occupational Therapy, and Doctor of Physical Therapy within the College.

The College of Health Sciences provides the structure for a creative alliance of disciplines concerned with preparing practitioners, scholars, and researchers that focus on health promotion, prevention of illness, and remediation and rehabilitation of health problems. Multidisciplinary and integrated studies that encourage collaboration among disciplines characterize the academic environment of the College.

Master’s Degree programs in Health Sciences

  • M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology
  • M.S. in Education of the Deaf
  • Master of Healthcare Administration (M.H.A.)
  • Master of Occupational Therapy (M.O.T.)
  • M.S. in Health Studies
  • M.S. in Kinesiology
  • M.S. in Exercise and Sports Nutrition
  • M.S. in Nutrition
  • M.S. in Food Science
  • M.S. in Food Systems Administration
  • Dual Degree: M.S. in Health Studies and Master of Library Science 

Doctoral Degree programs in Health Sciences

  • Doctor of Occupational Therapy (O.T.D.) - Post-professional
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy (D.P.T.) - Professional
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy (D.P.T.) - Post-professional
  • Ph.D. in Health Studies
  • Ph.D. in Kinesiology
  • Ph.D. in Nutrition
  • Ph.D. in Occupational Therapy
  • Ph.D. in Physical Therapy

Detailed descriptions of specializations within the degree programs are included in the departmental sections of the catalog.