College of Health Sciences

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Dean: Christopher T. Ray, Professor
Location: WH 202
Associate Dean:
 Kimberly Miloch, Professor
Location: WH 202
Phone: 940-898-2852
Fax: 940-898-2853

The College of Health Sciences consists of two academic components and three schools including the Departments of Communication Sciences and Oral Health; Nutrition and Food Sciences and the Schools of Occupational Therapy; Physical Therapy; and Health Promotion and Kinesiology. Students may pursue the degrees of Master of Science, Master of Occupational Therapy, Master of Public Health, 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

  • Master of Occupational Therapy (M.O.T.)
  • Master of Public Health
  • M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology
  • M.S. in Education of the Deaf
  • 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.

Areas of Study