College of Health Sciences


The SHSU College of Health Sciences aspires to be a GREAT name in educating health science professionals and collaborates with community and global partners to provide accessible student-centered education in the health professions for a diverse population of traditional and non-traditional students. The Departments of Kinesiology, Family & Consumer Sciences, and Population Health and the School of Nursing reside under the umbrella of the SHSU College of Health Sciences. For more information, contact or connect on our social media.

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College of Health Sciences News



Feed 'Em Up Kats

The food is moving. That is not necessarily something you would want to hear at the dinner table, but after four years of progress, the Food Pantry at Sam Houston State University is changing departments from Student Success Initiatives to the Office of the Dean of the College of Health Sciences.

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School of Nursing Exclusively at The Woodlands Center

The SHSU School of Nursing has merged its program from two campus to one at SHSU The Woodlands Center (TWC), beginning Fall 2018. Students will notice the increased study space, spacious and updated classrooms, and puts the program in close proximity of five major healthcare systems. Students accepted into the School of Nursing will now report to The Woodlands Center for all lab and classroom courses. Only pre-nursing classes will be held on SHSU Main Campus, in Huntsville, Texas.

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Nutrition Assessment Center Expands Free Health Services on Campus

The Nutrition Assessment and Counseling Center opened its doors Fall 2017, offering experiential learning activities for students in their programs and providing guidance to assist others improve their health behaviors and manage nutrition-related concerns.  The Department of Family and Consumer Sciences and doctors of Nutrition, recognized the need on campus and an opportunity to make and impact.

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