Educating for life.
The 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.
Through 11 disciplines, with more being developed, the College of Health Sciences positions Appalachian as the premier university for outstanding academic preparation of health and human services professionals in Western North Carolina and beyond.
Ten students receive white coats and begin dietetic internshipsThe white coat worn by health professionals is a long-recognized symbol in medicine and many health sciences. The coat is typically given at the end of a period of coursework and study and represents...
Professor Stephanie West completes 4,000 mile US coast-to-coast bike trip during summer break“First, I enjoy biking… Second, I love a challenge.”With that confident attitude, Professor of Recreation Management in the Department of Recreation Management and Physical Education Stephanie West...
Recreation Management professor appointed to prestigious position, recognized for excellence in teachingDr. Stephanie West was elected to the position of Director at Large of the Academy of Leisure Sciences. West was also awarded a 2014 Board of Governors Appalachian State University Excellence in...
Exercise science student spends summer helping train top U.S. Army soldiersKayla Murphy, a Master’s Degree student in Exercise Science with a concentration in Strength & Conditioning, was selected for a summer position working with the U.S. Army Special Operations...
Exercise Science professor appointed to prestigious position in biomedical research associationDr. Scott Collier has been appointed to the Board of Directors for the North Carolina Association for Biomedical Research (NCABR). The mission of the North Carolina Association for Biomedical...
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Departments and Programs
- Social Work
- Communications Sciences and Disorders
- Nutrition and Health Care Management
- Health and Exercise Science
- Recreation Management and Physical Education
- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Institute for Health and Human Services
- Human Performance Lab- North Carolina Research Campus
D. D. Dougherty Hall
ASU Box 32170
Boone, NC 28608
STUDENTS PLEASE CONTACT:
Director of Student Services