Educating for life

The Beaver College of Health Sciences prepares well-educated and highly qualified professionals, conducts innovative research, and promotes community engagement to improve people's health - physically, emotionally and socially.

The Beaver College of Health Sciences strives to be the preeminent and most comprehensive academic center for health professions in western North Carolina. The college prides itself on innovation and collaboration in education, scholarship and service that produces high quality graduates, attracting superior faculty and staff, and transforming health and quality of life for the communities we serve.

News & Events

  • Graduate student in exercise science wins three-minute thesis competition
    BOONE—Could you explain your master's level thesis or research in just three minutes? That's what 16 students in Appalachian State University's Cratis D. Williams School of Graduate Studies each did...
  • Beaver College of Health Sciences at Appalachian to offer Master of Health Administration
    BOONE – The University of North Carolina Board of Governors approved a new Master of Health Administration (MHA) degree at Appalachian State University during its December meeting in Chapel Hill Dec...
  • Phi Psi Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International recognized at convention
    BOONE- The Appalachian Phi Psi Chapter of the Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Honor Society of Nursing received a Chapter Key Award and Showcase of Regional Excellence (SRE) Award at the 43rd...
  • Recreation Management professor receives outstanding faculty member award
    BOONE- Appalachian State University Associate Professor of Recreation Management Melissa Weddell received the 2015 Outstanding Professor Award from the Resort and Commercial Recreation Association (...
  • Beaver College of Health Sciences holds first Interprofessional Education Case Study Event
    BOONE- Over 230 undergraduate seniors, graduate students, and faculty and staff from the Beaver College of Health Sciences (BCHS) gathered in Holmes Convocation Center for the first Interprofessional...


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Frederick K. Whitt
Founding Dean
Shelli McGinnis
Business Officer
Eveline Watts
Administrative Assistant
Chris Shore
Communications Specialist
Kelli Wilson
Director of Development 

Phone: 828-262-8145
Fax: 828-262-8147
D. D. Dougherty Hall
Room 150
ASU Box 32170
Boone, NC 28608


Tina Proctor
Director of Advising & Academic Support
Phone: 828-262-8590
102 Edwin Duncan Hall

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