School of Health and Applied Human Sciences

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SHAHS Guiding Principles

The SHAHS mission is to promote the health and well-being of all persons through exemplary preparation of future professionals, scholarly activity and community engagement. All programs share a vision of championing healthy lives for everyone. Active learning is the core of the student learning experience and graduates work in multiple settings, including hospitals, clinics, schools, nursing homes, resorts, and other organizations within the community and around the world.

Our Mission (What)

We promote the health and wellbeing of all persons through exemplary preparation of future professionals, scholarly activity, and community engagement.

Our Values (How)

  • Academic Integrity
  • Applied Learning
  • Civic and Community Engagement
  • Collegiality
  • Diversity
  • Empowerment, Social Justice, and Advocacy
  • Enjoyment
  • Globalization
  • Health and Wellness
  • Inclusion
  • Interprofessional Collaboration
  • Life-Long Learning
  • Scholarship
  • Student-Centered Practices

Strategic Plan & Goals

Read more about the mission and goals for the School of Health and Applied Human Sciences: Download the Strategic Plan (PDF).