College of Health Professions and Sciences

University of Central Florida


Welcome to UCF’s new College of Health Professions and Sciences. We’re home to nationally recognized programs focused on health and wellness ― and a respected faculty dedicated to teaching innovations and research partnerships.

The college offers accredited programs in athletic coaching, athletic training, communication sciences and disorders, physical therapy, and social work. We also offer UCF’s largest major, health sciences, as well as popular programs in sport and exercise science within the field of kinesiology.

Through course work, field experience and interprofessional education, our students develop high-demand skills in healthcare and cultural competency for work with diverse populations.

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Health Sciences Places High Priority on Undergraduate Research
Health Sciences

Health Sciences Places High Priority on Undergraduate Research

The Department of Health Sciences works tirelessly to ensure that its 4,000 undergraduate students are actively engaged in their education at UCF. “We are really emphasizing integrative learning in our...
UCF Student to Receive $5000 Scholarship at National Convention
Communication Sciences and Disorders

UCF Student to Receive $5000 Scholarship at National Convention

Diana Abarca UCF graduate student Diana Abarca is one of three students nationwide selected to receive a $5,000 Minority Student Scholarship at the 2018 American Speech-Language-Hearing-Association convention Nov. 15-17 in...
Preceptor of the Month: Rey Malave ’11
Athletic Training

Preceptor of the Month: Rey Malave ’11

Congratulations, Ray Malave, for earning the UCF Athletic Training Program’s first Preceptor of the Month award! Malave (B.S. in athletic training ’11) is an athletic trainer with CORA Rehabilitation. Praise...

Upcoming Events


Are you interested in learning more about research? Not sure where to start or how to navigate all the programs available? This workshop will discuss how to expand your academic experience through undergraduate research. No RSVP required. All workshops are…


Yoga Nidra is an ancient meditation practice from India.  Though the literal translation of Nidra is “sleep” it also means “a changing state of consciousness” which is brought about as you connect with your mind and body.  This meditation practice…
The Spring 2019 Internship and Co-op Fair features more than 50 employers from throughout the U.S. to recruit students for internship and co-op opportunities.  This university wide event is open to all majors. Students must be professionally dressed.  Student Information  Employer Information and Registration Please…

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