Educating for life

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.

News & Events

BCHS Faculty Recognized for Outstanding Achievement

Dr. Eric Frauman (left) pictured with Department of Recreation Management and Physical Education Chair, Dr. Dale AdkinsDr. Eric Frauman, Associate Pro...

BCHS 2017 Student Award Winners

Beaver College of Health Sciences 2017 Student Awards

On April 20, 2017, the Beaver College of Health Sciences honored a total of 27 students for their leadership in their degree programs, their professio...

Innovation Scholars

Congratulations to the first panel of Appalachian Innovation Scholars!

Congratulations to BCHS faculty Dr. Kyle Thompson, senior lecturer in nutrition and dietetic internship director in the Department of Nutrition & ...

MSW Student Denise Presnell Begins Successful Faith Collaborative Supporting Watauga County

The project began as part of a master's degree internship by graduate student and Watauga County Schools social worker, Denise Presnell. ...

College of Health Sciences named for alumnus

College of Health Sciences named for alumnus

The College of Health Sciences at Appalachian State University has been named for an Appalachian alumnus and pioneer in the health care industry – Donald C. Beaver of Conover.

See the Future

Beaver College of Health Sciences New Building

BCHS new building set to open August 2018

BCHS new building set to open August 2018

Follow our progress  - view a live stream of the construction site!

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