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Advancing the common good together

Science and Humanities

Excellence Using Science and Humanities

The Morrison Family College of Health is committed to a strong liberal arts foundation, with rigor in the science and humanities alongside the provision of exceptional applied learning experiences in the community to help students graduate ready to embrace the complex challenges in society.

Students study the latest research and methodologies in the classroom with opportunities to practice immediately in the real world through internships and placements in the community in every sector. With access to world-class technology and lab equipment even as undergraduates, students hone their skills through intensive simulations, case studies, and projects that advance the common good.

Explore some of the ways College of Health students develop excellence using science and humanities in their fields.

Invaluable Experiences

Students apply what they learn in the classroom in the real world through field placements, practica and internships.

Social Work Undergraduate Field

Students have often referred to their field placement experiences as transformational. Those at the junior level complete 200 hours and seniors complete 400 hours in the field.

Undergraduate Field Education

Social Work Graduate Field

Planned field experiences are a vital component of the social work educational process. MSW field placements, arranged by the School of Social Work, provide opportunities in many relevant settings.

Social Work Graduate Field Education

Graduate Psychology Master's Practicum

MA students can apply to a wide range of agencies to complete their practicum such as university counseling centers, community mental health clinics, correctional facilities and hospitals.

Master's Practicum

Graduate Psychology Doctoral Practicum

PsyD students build upon their master’s-level practicum with advanced psychological services practica.

PsyD Practicum

Health and Exercise Science Internships

Majors in the Department of Health and Exercise Science complete a 100-hour internship with one-on-one guidance from a department faculty to provide them with quality experience to guide them down the right career path.

HES Internships

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State of the Art Facilities and Equipment

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What we have to offer

Health and Exercise Science Facilities and Equipment

The Department of Health and Exercise Science is located in the Anderson Athletic and Recreation Complex. Students can learn assessment skills on advanced, industry-specific equipment to put their academic studies to the test and learn in a hands-on environment. Students learn on the same equipment used at some of the most advanced private companies and nonprofit organizations.

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Gain the skills to teach and lead

Excellence in Training Social Work Educators

Social work doctorate graduates will be prepared to engage in transformative teaching, develop an identity as a scholar practitioner, write for publication and pursue social justice through service and leadership.