The College of Health and Human Services (CHHS) offers professionally recognized and accessible undergraduate and graduate degree programs that are nationally and globally relevant, and responsive to changing health care and human service needs in the state and region. The College achieves excellence through informed and effective teaching in its degree programs, community partnerships, and professional activities and research to advance science and practice in the health and human services professions.
The College of Health and Human Services consists of these schools/departments:
Early Entry Programs
The baccalaureate and master’s programs in the School of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202-887-6791. The BSN program is approved by the North Carolina Board of Nursing. The Nursing Anesthesia program is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Education Programs (COA). The Bachelor of Athletic Training program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). The Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science, the Bachelor of Science in Neurodiagnostic and Sleep Science, and the Clinical Exercise Physiology concentration within the Master of Science in Kinesiology programs are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). The Master of Health Administration program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME). The Public Health Programs (BSPH and MSPH) in the Department of Public Health Sciences are accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). Both the Bachelor of Social Work (B.S.W.) and the Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) are accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). The Doctor in Nursing Practice program is seeking accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
Technical standards define the attributes that are considered necessary for nursing and students enrolled in the BS degree program in Athletic Training to possess in order to complete their education and training, and subsequently enter clinical practice. These technical standards are prerequisites for entrance to, continuation in, and graduation from a student’s chosen program in the College of Health and Human Services at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
Students must possess aptitude, ability, and skills in four areas: Psychomotor (coordination/mobility); Senses (visual, auditory, tactile, olfactory); Communication (verbal, nonverbal, written); and Behavioral/Social Attributes.
The technical standards described by the student’s chosen program are critically important to the student and must be performed by the student. Contact specific programs for detailed technical standards. Documentation of any disability is accomplished through the University Office of Disability Services.
Foreign Language Requirement
There is no foreign language requirement for undergraduate students enrolled as majors within the College of Health and Human Services, although it is highly recommended for students to become proficient in a second language.