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.

News & Events
  • Professors awarded grant for collaborative research project
    Professors Richard Christiana, Becki Battista, and Joy James were awarded a $3,000 research grant from the U.S. Play Coalition in February during the 2015 Value of Play Conference in Clemson, SC....
  • Exercise Science students present at annual conference
    Over 20 students and professors from the Exercise Science program in the Department of Health and Exercise Science attended the Southeast American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Annual Meeting in...
  • President of Community Care of NC to deliver Blue Cross and Blue Shield of NC Distinguished Lecture April 24
    BOONE- L. Allen Dobson Jr., M.D., president and chief executive officer of Community Care of North Carolina (CCNC), will be the speaker for the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina...
  • College of Health Sciences to offer Master of Science in Nursing
    BOONE—The UNC Board of Governors has approved a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree program for Appalachian State University. The degree will prepare nurse educators. Courses will be offered...
  • 2015-2016 scholarship applications now available
    College of Health Sciences scholarship applications for the 2015-2016 school year are now being accepted. The deadline for applications is March 1, 2015. Through the establishment of scholarships and...

College of Health Sciences partners with Wake Forest School of Medicine

Wake Forest Baptist, Appalachian State team up to train physician assistants

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

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


Tina Robbins
Director of Student Services
Phone: 828-262-8590
102 Edwin Duncan Hall

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