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

Appalachian's First Health Care Provider

In Memorium: Mary Stevenson ShookDecember 10, 1918 - March 25, 2017Appalachian's first health care provider Mary Stevenson (Shook) was born Dec. 10, 1...

TEACCH Trainers

Autism Care for Children and Parents

Senior members of the leadership team at the Cedarnest Pediatric Autism Care Center in Jilin Province, China will visit Appalachian State University A...

Madelyn Sharp Advances to the Final Round in the Regional 3 Minute Thesis Competition

Madelyn Sharp, a Speech-Language Pathology graduate student was the first place winner of Appalachian's 3 Minute Thesis Competition in October and now...

Dr. Alan Utter Named Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Texas Woman's University

Alan Utter, Ph.D., M.P.H., currently serves as the Interim Vice Provost for Research and a professor in the Department of Health and Exercise Science....

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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