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California State University, Long Beach

About Our College

The College of Health and Human Services offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in a wide range of disciplines. Through our richly diverse and highly qualified faculty, we strive to be leader in connections to the community, collaboration with other universities, research, community service, number of active centers, and number of students seeking professional careers. Our academic programs collaborate with community partners to create a student-centered learning environment that acurately reflects the dynamic societal needs.

The numerous departments, programs, and research centers create an environment where academic excellence can thrive and our students can prepare to serve the community.

Our Goals

The College of Health and Human Services, as a professional College, is united by the following purposes:

  • The academic and professional preparation of students for careers in their chosen field of specialization;
  • The development and maintenance of high standards of academic achievement for students;
  • The encouragement of critical thinking through rigorous academic and professional preparation; and
  • The conduct of ongoing research, training, and community involvement by faculty and students.

To achieve these goals, the College seeks to create an environment at both the undergraduate and graduate levels that encourages student growth by providing:

  • A broad educational experience in the liberal arts;
  • Specialized instruction leading to professional development and competence; and
  • Integration of academic and professional course work to develop the whole person.

Learn more about our Departments and Programs.


  • Gerontology
  • Military Science, Army ROTC