College of Health Sciences

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Administrative Officers

Dean (Interim)Rhonda L. Callaway, Ph.D.; 936) 294-2395
Associate Dean Rosanne Keathley, Ph.D.; (936) 294-1171
Associate DeanEmily Roper, Ph.D.; (936) 294-1169
Chair, Department of Family and Consumer SciencesSusan Reichelt, Ph.D.; (936) 294-4129
Chair, Department of KinesiologyLiette Ocker, Ph.D.; (936) 294-2317
Interim Director, School of NursingDenise Neill, Ph.D., RN; (936) 294-202-5101
Interim Chair, Department of Population HealthRosanne Keathley, Ph.D.; (936) 294-1171


The College of Health Sciences 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;
  • ¬†Advance health science knowledge and evidence-based practice through scholarship; and
  • ¬†Promote stewardship of individual and population health and quality of life in Texas, the nation and the world through evidence-based practices.


The College seeks to become an acknowledged leader in educating health science professionals.

Graduates will be prepared to succeed in their chosen health profession through mastery of the appropriate knowledge and skills, a well-developed sense of professionalism, and a strong commitment to promoting health and providing quality care.

Contact Information
Main Office: (936) 294-2300


Academic Programs

Master's Degrees

Major, DegreeDepartment
Dietetics, M.S.Family and Consumer Sciences
Family and Consumer Sciences, M.S.Family and Consumer Sciences
Health, M.A.Health Services and Promotion
Health Care Quality and Safety, M.S.Health Services and Promotion
Sport Management, M.S.Kinesiology
Kinesiology, M.S. (Sport and Human Performance)Kinesiology


Graduate CertificateDepartment
Advanced Exercise Testing and PrescriptionKinesiology