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

Dr. Alisha Ferris

Drs. Zach and Alisha Farris address conservation and health crises in Madagascar

Finding his passion set Farris, a visiting assistant professor in the Department of Health and Exercise Science, on a journey that would take him deep...

Susan Dentzer

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina Transforming Health Series presents Susan Dentzer

This year’s speaker is Susan Dentzer, a frequent guest and commentator on the NewsHour and National Public Radio. Dentzer is the President and Chief...

Eric Frauman with students

Dr. Eric Frauman recognized as Appalachian's Faculty Member of Distinction

Dr. Eric Frauman is an associate professor in the Department of Recreation Management and Physical Education within the Beaver College of Health Scien...

Exercise Science graduate student awarded NSPF scholarship

Hannah Snyder, Exercise Science Graduate student at Appalachian State University was one of 13 academics awarded the 2017 National Swimming Pool Found...

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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