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, attracts superior faculty and staff, and transforms health and quality of life for the communities we serve.


GOTR 5k spring 2019

Research study demonstrates that Girls on the Run transforms young girls' lives

By Mary Sheryl HorineBoone, N.C. – As students prepare to head back to school, many parents are looking for after-school activities that provide a s...

Young scientists in anatomy lab at Leon Levine Hall

Young scientists in App State’s Lucy Brock School make learning visible

By Rebekah SaylorsBOONE, N.C. — It began with a curiosity of wanting to know more about the human body and culminated with a poster presentation. No...

Madagascar Research Project 2019

Drs. Zachary and Alisha Farris took 16 Appalachian students to Madagascar this summer to carry out a research program where they studied a wide range ...

Students cleaning Buckeye Knob

App State students ace final exam tr

BOONE, N.C. — At the end of spring semester 2019, students in Appalachian State University’s Department of Recreation Management and Physical...

College Brochure

2018 College Brochure

College Newsletter

Healthy Connections Newsletter Cover Summer 2019

Appalachian Magazine

Cover of 2019 Appalachian Magazine