The College of Health and Human Services aspires to the highest standards of educational excellence. With Exercise Science taking its place as one of TROY’s fastest growing majors, students are interested in making the College of Health and Human Services their academic home.
Athletic Training majors are often involved on the sidelines of Troy Trojans sporting events. Nursing majors learn their craft first hand in clinics and hospitals.
Physical Education students are actively engaged in P-12 classrooms in local schools. Human Services and Social Work majors participate with state agencies, hospices, nursing and group homes. Hospitality, Sport and Tourism Management majors apply managerial and entrepreneurial skills by organizing various events in the community.
The College blends a professional perspective with a liberal arts and science foundation so its graduates are prepared for a seamless transition from college to career. Examples include School of Nursing students finding employment at Children’s Hospital of Alabama, UAB Hospital and MD Anderson Cancer Center. HSTM students have attained positions in the NFL, NBA, NCAA athletics departments, minor league franchises and event management companies. A recent Physical Education graduate has been selected as Teacher of the Year in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Graduates from Human Services and Social Work have been hired by national and international organizations. Athletic Training graduates have interned with professional sport teams, major universities and companies like Walt Disney.
As the home of TROY’s Ph.D. in Sport Management, Doctor of Nursing Practice and one of TROY’s fastest-growing undergraduate programs, Exercise Science, the College of Health and Human Services is committed to the professional development of its students into knowledgeable, caring, responsive and self-directed individuals able to meet the health and human caring needs of a diverse and complex society through change, advocacy and leadership within their communities.