Dean: Dr. Earlie Washington
In 1976, pioneering allied health and helping profession programs united in the Western Michigan University College of Health and Human Services, carrying on a tradition of excellence and innovation that began in 1922 with the establishment of the occupational therapy program. That tradition continues today. The college's mission is to educate professionals to provide exemplary health care, rehabilitation and social services, to promote innovation and discovery and to build mutually enriching local and global partnerships.
Departments: Blindness and Low Vision Studies, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences. Schools: School of Interdisciplinary Health Programs, School of Social Work, WMU Bronson School of Nursing. Ph.D. program: Interdisciplinary Health Sciences.