College of Health and Human Services Departments | Troy University



In TROY’s College of Health and Human Services there are five Schools and Departments you can choose from to become part of a learning environment that supports the development of compassionate, competent and accountable students. Knowledgeable staff, combined with real-world practice, gives you the skills to be leaders in the healthcare and hospitality industries.

School of Nursing (SON)

Dr. Wade Forehand
Director of School of Nursing

Programs offered:

Nursing, Associate of Science (ASN)
Dr. Diane Young
ASN Coordinator

Nursing, Bachelor of Science (BSN)
Dr. Brittney Armstrong
BSN Coordinator

Nursing, RN Mobility
Dr. Kelly Johnson
RN Mobility Assistant Coordinator

Nursing, Master of Science (MSN)
Dr. Kelli Whitted
MSN Program Coordinator

Concentrations Offered:

Family Nurse Practitioner
Healthcare Informatics and Nursing Leadership
Post-master’s Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate
Post-master's Healthcare Informatics and Nursing Leadership Certificate

Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice Program (DNP)
Dr. Amy Spurlock
DNP Program Coordinator

Options Offered:

 Post-master’s DNP
Post-baccalaureate DNP

Concentrations Offered:

 Nurse Leader
Family Nurse Practitioner


Kinesiology & Health Promotion (KHP)

Dr. Jay Garner, Chair

Majors offered:

B.S. Athletic Training
B.S. Exercise Science
B.S. Health Education
B.S. Physical Education

Minors offered:

Exercise Science Minor
Health Promotion Minor
Nutrition Minor

Graduate offerings:

M.S. in Kinesiology (Coaching or Exercise Science Concentration)


Departments of Human Services and Social Work 
(HS & SWK)

Dr. Javier Boyas

Majors offered:

Human Services Major
Social Work Major (CSWE Accredited)

Minors offered:

Human Services Minor