COLLEGE OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SCIENCES

SCHOOLS IN HEALTH AND HUMAN SCIENCES

School of Allied Health

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The School of Allied Health offers baccalaureate programs which leads to rewarding and productive careers in respiratory therapy and healthcare administration. Students gain the opportunity to function in a realistic work environment under the supervision of clinical faculty and interprofessional health care workers.


School of Counseling

School of Counseling

The School of Counseling offers master's programs which lead to licensure and practice in high demand mental health fields. The field is rapidly growing, providing a broad employment opportunity for graduates along with the chance to enhance one's community.


School of Disaster Science and Emergency Services

Fire fighter in real fire

The School of Disaster Science and Emergency Services offers baccalaureate and associate degrees, that are nationally accredited, to provide the education you need in response to a growing demand in the field of emergency service providers.


School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

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The School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences offers three baccalaureate programs and two graduate programs that teach how to apply science to enhance health, physical wellness and athletic performance.


School of Nursing

School of Nursing

With baccalaureate, master's and doctoral programs the School of Nursing has rigorous entrance requirements and a growing national profile, graduating nurses who transform lives as they deliver patient care with ethics, honesty and compassion.


School of Social Work and Family Sciences

Social Work


With baccalaureate and master’s degrees along with practical certificates, the School of Social Work and Family Sciences provides hands-on skills promoting social well-being and family development.


School of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

School of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

Recognized as a national leader, the School of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology provides baccalaureate, master's and doctoral students with evidence-based clinical training to prepare and graduate highly qualified audiologists and speech-language pathologists.


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Akron-Region Interprofessional Area Health Education Center

ARI-AHEC works with university and community partners to provide programming that works to:

  • Recruit and prepare a diverse, culturally competent primary care workforce; and develop and maintain a health care workforce that is prepared to deliver high quality care, particularly in underserved areas and communities.
  • The Area Health Education Center program is funded through the HRSA Bureau of Health Workforce. Additional support for ARI-AHEC comes from The University of Akron College of Health and Human Sciences and the Ohio Department of Higher Education.
Career Services

Career Services representatives

Audrey Merritt career services liaison to College of Health Professions

Audrey Merritt, coordinator

Dani Pariano career services liaison to College of Health Professions

Dani Pariano, assistant director

We work in Career Services to assist you in the College of Health and Human Sciences.

We can help you:

  • Explore majors
  • Find internships, co-ops, and jobs
  • Gain lifelong career skills

Visit: Career Services

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