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Despite a future that is becoming increasingly automated, we know that it’s people who still make a difference. That’s why the College of Applied Human Sciences provides a holistic education that is designed to enrich the whole person – physically, emotionally and intellectually. Our graduates lead the way in impacting the quality of life in the communities in which they live and serve.

The College of Applied Human Sciences is comprised of three schools: the School of Counseling and Well-Being, the School of Education and the School of Sport Sciences. Each school is committed to academic excellence, a supportive environment focused on student success and pioneering research. The schools combine to create academic programs that are highly relevant in today’s environment that emphasizes personal quality of life.

Applied Means Action

A complete student experience means learning outside of the classroom.

100% of sport management students are placed in professional internships

1000+ hours of experience is what elementary education students gain in real classrooms

600 All School of Counseling students complete a 600-hour internship

Diversity at CAHS

Collaboration is not just for a select few. Your distinct viewpoint can help us grow and learn together.

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In the News

              Braelyn Young photo outside.

Student teacher recaps her year in the classroom

Tuesday, May 23, 2023

Braelyn Young, senior in the elementary education program, spent the last academic year as a 4th-grade student teacher at Big Elm Elementary School in Harrison County, W.Va.

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              Dr. Sean Bulger stands at a podium in the Blue Gold Room in towers presenting to a group of faculty and staff.

CAHS recognizes outstanding faculty

Thursday, May 18, 2023

The College of Applied Human Sciences recognized four faculty members – Rawn Boulden, Patrick Hairston, Erin Jordan and Erin McHenry-Sorber – for outstanding work in the 2022-23 academic year at its all-college assembly on May 10.

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              WVU student Samuel Gambill talking in the bleachers at Monongalia County Ballpark in a black Baltimore Orioles polo shirt and sunglasses.

WVU student gets call to the big leagues as grounds crew member

Thursday, May 04, 2023

Sam Gambill's memories of going to baseball games are set mostly against the backdrop of Camden Yards, the home of the Baltimore Orioles. The venue, which sparked a renaissance in the aesthetics and design for Major League Baseball facilities, is now the backdrop for Gambill's learning experience as a member of the grounds crew for the Orioles.

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              Carmen Fullmer headshot.

FiT Publishing welcomes new editor

Monday, May 01, 2023

Carmen Fullmer has joined FiT Publishing in the International Center for Performance Excellence at the College of Human Applied Sciences as an editor.

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