• OT student simulation

    High in purpose

    Our graduates are preparing for meaningful work with our families and in our communities.

  • PA students casting practice

    High in satisfaction

    The high touch careers we serve are built on the rewarding foundation of helping people every day.

  • High in demand

    In health care and helping professions, our graduates are truly in demand.

  • Student with simulated patient

    Unsurpassed in impact

    Our graduates have an unsurpassed impact on individuals, families and communities.

Rethink Smart

Smart is helping people, and our graduates are out there helping in a big way, making a difference in their communities every day. At the College of Health and Human Services, we're here to prepare you for a career that is high in demand, high in purpose, high in satisfaction and unsurpassed in impact. So what's your purpose? What's your passion? We can help you find it.

Calls to action

Things have moved

Wayfinding note:

CHHS Advising and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion have moved to the CHHS Student Engagement Center, which is located in the atrium of the CHHS building.

 
The skills of our graduates and the importance of the professions we serve have been highlighted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Nurses and physician assistants are on the front lines. We rely on public health professionals and social workers for information to guide our daily activities. Physical therapistsoccupational therapists and speech-language pathologists are necessary to help rehabilitate those recovering from COVID-19.

Everything we do is aimed at helping you succeed. If you want to know how we can help you find an amazing career or participate in incredible research, just ask us.

Links

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

  • About CHHS DEI

    We seek to be a community of learners that embraces, respects and advocates for human diversity, inclusion and social justice in its education, research and service programs.

  • DEI Dropbox

    Report DEI-related concerns that you have seen or experienced in the college or anywhere on campus. Ask DEI-related questions. Make DEI-related suggestions.

2022 Impact Report

2022 Impact Report

Learn what our staff, faculty and students are doing. Read about the ways they are affecting the professions they have chosen. See the ways they are impacting our communities.

SEE THE 2022 IMPACT REPORT

About Us Links

News and Events

Government and Nonprofit Job Fair

Date: Feb. 7
Time: 10:00am
Location: Bernhard Center

Elite Employer Sponsor:  Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services

This event serves WMU students studying in all academic programs and majors who have a desire to work at nonprofit organizations or government agencies/entities. Candidates are available for internship and full-time positions.

How to Prepare for a Research Poster Presentation

Date: Feb. 21
Time: 10:00am
Location: President's Dining Room, Room #113, Bernhard Center

How to Prepare for a Research Poster Presentation 

Tuesday, February 21, 10 to 11:30 a.m., In-person, President's Dining Room #113, Bernhard Center, WMU Main Campus

Social Work Internship Fair

Date: Mar. 14
Time: 4:00pm

This specialty job fair is for employers who seek to hire students for internships in Social Work.

Continuing Education at CHHS

CE at CHHS

 
The College of Health and Human Services offers a variety of virtual and in-person continuing education programs relevant to health care and human service professionals in numerous fields. Discounted rates are often available for WMU students.

Click the links in the calendar to the right for more information.

If you are a CHHS faculty member and are interested in developing CE programs, let us know.

Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT)

Date: Feb. 15
Time: 8:30am

This is a live, online training. It is a three-day program, February 15-17. TF-CBT is an evidence-based trauma treatment for children and adolescents. It is attachment-focused, involving caregivers.

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