College of Health and Human Services

Western Michigan University's College of Health and Human Services was established in 1976 and moved to its new home on WMU's Oakland Drive Campus in 2005.

The college is composed of exceptional, longstanding programs in blindness and low vision studies, nursing, occupational therapy, physician assistant, social work, and speech pathology and audiology. Emerging programs include gerontology, health technology, holistic health and others.

News and announcements

We Will ReignCollege of Health and Human Service announces 2014 Outstanding Alumni slate and Homecoming events
Please join us for these upcoming events.


Screen shot of the e-newsletter.E-Newsletter available
A new issue of the College of Health and Human Services Connections e-newsletter is available for reading online.


Artist/alumna presents visual discourse on immigration experience
Exhibit & Reception: "Accultured" will be on exhibit until Oct. 17 and the WMU campus community and the general public are invited to a free artist's reception on  Tuesday, September 23 from 4-6 p.m. in the gallery.

Assistive Technology: Narrowing the Gap conference
This conference, to be held Oct. 20, will introduce individuals to assistive technology. It will provide attendees with two valuable sessions, including: There's an App for That! Mobile Applications to Increase Independence and Foundations in Transition. Please see the flier for more information or register online.

Faculty, staff and graduate students invited to join fall yoga program
Starting Sept. 10 and through Dec. 10, 2014, Professor Yvonne Unrau will instruct yoga classes as part of the college Take a Break Program. Sessions will be held on a drop-in basis Wednesdays from noon to 12:50 p.m. in room 1021 of the Health and Human Services Building. Please review the flier for more information.

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