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.
College of Health Sciences to offer Master of Science in NursingBOONE—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 availableCollege 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...
Nursing professor appointed to service academy nomination boardAssociate professor in the Department of Nursing Dr. Vickie Hughes was appointed by North Carolina Representative Virginia Foxx to serve on the Service Academy Nomination Board. Hughes is a retired...
Nursing alumna presses forward to advanced degrees and the future of healthcareGetting a college degree is not easy. Juggling class, homework, and expenses is very challenging for many students.It’d be even more difficult while raising five children. And instead of a single...
Recreation Management program celebrates 40 years at AppalachianIn the spring of 1974, Appalachian State University awarded the first Recreation Management degrees to a small number of students in the Department of Physical Education. However, a humble beginning...
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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
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Director of Student Services