College of Health Sciences Departments | Troy University



In TROY’s College of Health Sciences there are three 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 industry.


School of Nursing (SON)

Dr. Wade Forehand
Director of School of Nursing

Programs offered:

Nursing, Associate of Science (ASN)
Dr. Amanda Dunagan
ASN Coordinator

Nursing, Bachelor of Science (BSN)
Dr. Teresa Law
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
Post-master’s Family Nurse Educator Certificate

Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice Program (DNP)
Dr. Stacey Jones
DNP Program Coordinator

Options Offered:

Post-master’s DNP
Post-baccalaureate DNP

Concentrations Offered:

Nurse Leader
Family Nurse Practitioner


Kinesiology and Health Promotion (KHP)

Dr. James B. Sluder, Department Chair

Majors offered:

B.S. Exercise Science
B.S. Interprofessional Health Sciences
B.S. Physical Education

Minors offered:

Exercise Science Minor
Health Promotion Minor
Nutrition Minor
Coaching Minor

Graduate offerings:

M.S. in Athletic Training
M.S. in Kinesiology (concentrations in Coaching, Exercise Science, Sports Psychology)
M.S. in Physical Education (ALT-A or Grades P-12)


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

Dr. Javier Boyas

Majors offered:

Human Services Major
Social Work Major (CSWE Accredited)

Minors offered:

Human Services Minor



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