College of Health and Wellness Professions

About the College

About Us

The mission of the College of Health and Wellness Professions (CHWP) is the largest professional school at SCSU with 13 undergraduate degree programs and 11 graduate degree programs. All of our programs are recognized for their teaching excellence and service to the community and nearly all are nationally accredited. CHWP programs are collaborative and interdisciplinary and offer a wide and diverse range of opportunities and community partnerships for our students.

Our college has a dedicated group of faculty and staff who are committed to helping students develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to be successful and productive in health care and human services careers. A hallmark of our programs is the integrated experiential learning opportunities for our students. Each semester, we have over 400 students placed in community sites working with our community partners and people across the life span to support optimal health and well-being. 

We invite you to explore our website and learn about our students, faculty, and all of the exciting work we are doing. 


We prepare our students to be leaders, scholars, and professionals in promoting and providing lifelong optimal health and wellness.


We enhance the well-being of people and their communities through nationally recognized innovative programs, rigorous practical experiences and strong professional partnerships. 

Core Values

  • Service to the community
  • Excellence in teaching, scholarship and practice
  • Professional and ethical behavior
  • Lifelong learning
  • Interdisciplinary innovation
  • Diversity

of recent graduates were employed in a related field within one year of graduation

Prepared for the Workforce

Our graduates are employed very quickly upon graduation. Over 97% of recent graduates were employed within a year of graduating and another 15% continued their education.


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