The way we educate in the College of Applied Human Sciences is a complete experience – experiential, hands-on, collaborative and immersive. Within the three schools inside the College of Applied Human Sciences, we offer 14 undergraduate and 24 graduate programs, including seven at the doctoral level.
Our programs prepare students who will dedicate their careers to the healthy development and functioning of individuals, families, and communities.
We are preparing the next generation of educators through engaging coursework, research endeavors and hands-on experiences.
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Friday, November 18, 2022
Maria Vito, physical education and kinesiology major, chose the West Virginia University PEK program because it combined two of her passions: working with children and seeing them succeed and promoting a physically active lifestyle.Read More: Becoming role models for future generations
Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Numerous School of Sport Sciences faculty and students were honored at the Society of Health and Physical Educators conference, held in-person this past October in Charleston, W.Va. The 2022 SHAPEWV award recipients are highlighted below:Read More: Faculty and students recognized for excellence at statewide conference
Friday, November 11, 2022
Matthew Kasopsky, counseling and clinical mental health track first-year graduate student, says that there is much to appreciate about the field of counseling. “One thing I really love about the program is that while we are all passionate about counseling, we have different interests, which lead to some great conversations,” he said. “Even though we have broad areas of interest, faculty members foster a positive environment and support us in our different clinical and research interests.”Read More: Combining best practice, science and the art of counseling
Wednesday, October 26, 2022
A unique student-driven project recognizes the power of literature to transform individuals and societies while supporting the freedom to read and write. The West Virginia University Higher Education Student Association’s mission underscores educational, vocational and personal development for people who are imprisoned.Read More: Transforming society through the power of literature
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