Health & Human Services

Mission Statement

The mission of the College of Health and Human Services is to provide leadership and support for the teaching, research, scholarship and service responsibilities of its academic units. A significant focus in the college is to serve the students in facilitating success in reaching their goal of graduating with a degree leading towards a rewarding profession. The student focus of the college is evident in the fact that the College of Health and Human Services has attracted the largest number of majors on campus. A strength of the college is the although there are diverse academic offerings, all programs potentially lead to a career that significantly and positively impact the lives of individuals and families. The college is comprised of the following academic program areas:

The College of Health and Human Services is proud of its service component. There are internally and externally funded programs that provide direct service to the region to families over the life span. These programs illustrate the active involvement of students, faculty and staff in applied research initiatives. Without these programs, numerous family members would be disadvantaged. Service programs within the College of Health and Human Services include the following:

Accredited programs within the Department:

Athletic Training EducationSport ManagementRecreationPhysical Education

The Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation is a member of the American Kinesiology Association

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College of Health and Human Services


Crisp Hall 132
College of Health & Human Services
One University Plaza, MS 8000
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701