Taking Health to New Heights

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.


Dean Marie Huff

BCHS Student Awards Ceremony 2017-2018

On April 11, 2018, the Beaver College of Health Sciences held the annual Student Awards Ceremony and honored a total of 26 students for their leadersh...

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BCHS faculty featured in Parks and Recreation Magazine

J. Joy James, Ph.D.,  Associate Professor of Recreation Management, Becki A. Battista, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Exercise Science and Richard...

Aakriti Agrawal

Honors College grad enjoys holistic aspect of physical therapy

Aakriti Agrawal graduated in 2017 with a degree in Exercise Science (BS) – Pre-Professional from Appalachian State University’s Beaver C...

Marie Huff speaking at Celebration of Giving

The Beaver College of Health Sciences holds its 1st Annual Celebration of Giving

Pictured left to right: Kacie Adkins, Marissa Vernon, keynote speaker Maria Vernon and Dean Marie Huff. Photo by Marie Freeman. The Beaver Colleg...

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Beaver College of Health Sciences New Building

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Healthy Connections Spring 2018