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.


Food pyramid

Finding your niche

 By Audrey GurkinBoone, NC — Carleigh Brough, nutrition and foods major with a concentration in dietetics, graduated this May on a Friday and m...

The pursuit of social justice

By Audrey GurkinBoone, NC — Liam Waller is a senior social work major from Wilkesboro, North Carolina. He’s also a veteran, serving six years in t...

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Meet Letissia Akue ka

By Audrey GurkinBoone, NC — Letissia Akue ka, a senior exercise science major, is one of two recipients of the Beaver College of Health Sciences (BC...

Beaver Scholars Inaugural Class

App State names 20 inaugural Beaver Scholars committed to improving regional health care

By Audrey GurkinBOONE, N.C. — This fall, 20 students in Appalachian State University’s Beaver College of Health Sciences (BCHS) started classes as...

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Healthy Connections Newsletter Fall 2019

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