Academics

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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Undergraduate Research
Undergraduate Research

Find opportunities for working with faculty on various research projects.

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  • Name: Stacy Kenney Hometown: Weare, NHMajor: Communication Sciences and DisordersGraduation Year: 2019 Looking back on your time at UNH so far, what are you most proud of and why? I am most proud of presenting my research at the ASHA Convention.
    Name: Stacy Kenney Hometown: Weare, NHMajor: Communication Sciences and DisordersGraduation Year: 2019 Looking back on your time at UNH so far, what are you most proud of and why? I am most proud of presenting my research at the ASHA Convention.
  • A Passion for Global Health
    Name: Faith Farnham Hometown: Amherst, NH Major: Nursing, Minor in Nutrition Graduation Year: 2021 
    A Passion for Global Health
    Name: Faith Farnham Hometown: Amherst, NH Major: Nursing, Minor in Nutrition Graduation Year: 2021 
  • Meet an ACE Mentor
    Name: Caroline Wilson  Hometown: Durham, NH  Major: Recreation Management and Policy, Program and Event Management with an emphasis in Hospitality Graduation Year: 2021 Why be an ACE Mentor? What attracted you towards the position?  I remember feeling so confused coming in as a freshman. I had an...
    Meet an ACE Mentor
    Name: Caroline Wilson  Hometown: Durham, NH  Major: Recreation Management and Policy, Program and Event Management with an emphasis in Hospitality Graduation Year: 2021 Why be an ACE Mentor? What attracted you towards the position?  I remember feeling so confused coming in as a freshman. I had an...
  • Name: Michelle Yip  Hometown: Stoneham, MA  Major: Health Management Policy  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 my community involvement and how much I have learned and grown both as a student and as a leader....
    Name: Michelle Yip  Hometown: Stoneham, MA  Major: Health Management Policy  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 my community involvement and how much I have learned and grown both as a student and as a leader....
  • Meet an ACE Mentor
    Name: Jade Doherty Hometown: Cape Cod, Massachusetts Major: Communication Sciences and Disorders Graduation Year: 2021 Why be an ACE mentor? What attracted you towards the position? What attracted me to this position is that as an ACE mentor, I would be able to help fellow wildcats in the same...
    Meet an ACE Mentor
    Name: Jade Doherty Hometown: Cape Cod, Massachusetts Major: Communication Sciences and Disorders Graduation Year: 2021 Why be an ACE mentor? What attracted you towards the position? What attracted me to this position is that as an ACE mentor, I would be able to help fellow wildcats in the same...