College of Health and Human Services
Jody Hironaka-Juteau, Dean
McLane Hall, Room 178
Degrees and Programs Offered
The primary mission of the College of Health and Human Services is to provide professionally oriented education at the baccalaureate level and to provide graduate programs in specialized disciplines related to health and human services. As a major academic unit in a comprehensive regional university, the college is unique and important in educating health and human services professionals of the San Joaquin Valley. The college co-operated with other units of the university to provide a comprehensive curriculum required to effectively prepare qualified professionals.
The college provides an especially important leadership role in community services through participation of its faculty in organizations, boards, and a variety of agencies and by conducting workshops, symposia, in-service education, and applied research. The college is also committed to the continuing education and the professional development of health and human services providers.
The academic disciplines of communicative disorders and deaf studies, gerontology, kinesiology, nursing, physical therapy, public health, recreation administration, and social work education seek to foster interdisciplinary-holistic education for future health and human services providers.