College of Health Sciences


Interim Dean: Kimberly S. Miloch, Professor
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs: Erika Armstrong, Professor
​Associate Dean for Interprofessional Education and Strategic Initiatives: Noralyn Pickens, Professor
Location: WH 202
Phone: 940-898-2852

The College of Health Sciences consists of two academic departments and three schools including the Department of Communication Sciences and Oral Health, the School of Health Promotion and Kinesiology, the Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences, the School of Occupational Therapy, and the School of Physical Therapy. Students may pursue the degrees of Master of Science, 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 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 and Flavor Chemistry
  • 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.) - Professional
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy (D.P.T.) - 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