Academics

Career and Professional Success presentation

The College of Health and Human Services is a supportive learning community of acclaimed teachers, researchers and clinicians, and students. Our academic departments include communication sciences and disorders, family studies, health management and policy, kinesiology, nursing, occupational therapy, recreation management and policy, and social work.

The hallmark of all our programs includes close faculty-student relationships, an emphasis on applied research, and curricula that blend professional and liberal arts education with internship and field experiences for undergraduates and graduate students.

CHHS students in class
Programs of Study
Programs of Study

Exceptional academic programs infused with real-world learning and experiences.

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Honors students
Honors Program
Honors Program

An enhanced academic experience for intellectually motivated students.

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Nursing student Marin in Nepal
Study Abroad
Study Abroad

The opportunities to study away from the UNH campus are almost endless.

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Exercise science student conducting a test
Undergraduate Research
Undergraduate Research

Find opportunities for working with faculty on various research projects.

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  • Living Life to the Fullest
    With her sights set on medical school, health management and policy major Oktawia Gielarowiec '21 is taking full advantage of the myriad opportunities UNH has to offer. 
    Living Life to the Fullest
    With her sights set on medical school, health management and policy major Oktawia Gielarowiec '21 is taking full advantage of the myriad opportunities UNH has to offer. 
  • Seizing Opportunities
    During the fall of her sophomore year, health management and policy student Saffron Duffy interned at a nonprofit community health organization working on public policy and the passing of legislation.
    Seizing Opportunities
    During the fall of her sophomore year, health management and policy student Saffron Duffy interned at a nonprofit community health organization working on public policy and the passing of legislation.
  • A Passion for Healthcare Leadership
    A first generation college student, Hannah has her sights on a graduate degree in nursing. 
    A Passion for Healthcare Leadership
    A first generation college student, Hannah has her sights on a graduate degree in nursing. 
  • Hometown: Bridgewater, MA Major: Communication Sciences and Disorders Graduation Year: 2020 Looking back on your time at UNH so far, what are you most proud of and why? I am most proud of the fact that I am still graduating on time while taking two semesters off during my sophomore year of college...
    Hometown: Bridgewater, MA Major: Communication Sciences and Disorders Graduation Year: 2020 Looking back on your time at UNH so far, what are you most proud of and why? I am most proud of the fact that I am still graduating on time while taking two semesters off during my sophomore year of college...
  • Name: Kyla Madden  Hometown: Belchertown, Massachusetts  Major: Recreation Management and Policy: Therapeutic Recreation Administration  Graduation Year: 2019  How would you explain your major? Therapeutic Recreation is the purposeful use of recreation activities to improve function and quality of...
    Name: Kyla Madden  Hometown: Belchertown, Massachusetts  Major: Recreation Management and Policy: Therapeutic Recreation Administration  Graduation Year: 2019  How would you explain your major? Therapeutic Recreation is the purposeful use of recreation activities to improve function and quality of...