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 health care and cultural competency for work with diverse populations.

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In The News

Physical Therapy

Knight Therapy: Turning Bare Feet into Smiles

Students in UCF’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program recently had big, medium and little shoes to fill. The students, along with members of the American Physical Therapy Association, took time...
Physical Therapy

Dawson Receives National Outstanding New Academic Faculty Member Award

Assistant Professor Nicole Dawson of the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program received the Margaret L. Moore Award for Outstanding New Academic Faculty Member from the American Physical Therapy Association on...
Communication Sciences and Disorders

Research Aims to Help Children with Communication Disorders Gain a Voice through Apps

Researchers at the University of Central Florida and the University of New Mexico have been awarded a $2.7 million National Institutes of Health grant to study how language therapy, combined...

Upcoming Events


Join CAPS, SHS, and WHPS along with Dr. Tameca Harris-Jackson from the College of Health Professions and Sciences as we host a gender-inclusive conversation on the sciences around arousal. Expect activities and education focused on Sex and the 5 senses…


The School of Communications Sciences and Disorders will conduct pre-academic, physical and behavioral assessments for children between the ages of three and seven years old. Registration is open at:
The Summer 2018 Commencement Ceremony for students graduating from academic programs previously in the College of Health and Public Affairs will take place the afternoon of Saturday, August 4, at the CFE Arena. Commencement participants will be the final group…
Wellness and Health Promotion Services Presents the FreshU Mobile Demonstration Kitchen. FreshU Kitchen Cooking Demos teach students how to incorporate fruits and vegetables into their diets and reduce food waste. Students will get to see the process, taste the dish,…

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