College of Health Professions and Sciences

University of Central Florida

Welcome

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 one of UCF’s largest majors, 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.

Enjoy our video featuring many of the faculty, staff and students who help make our academic programs among the best in the nation.

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Mike Murray ‘Make a Difference’ Scholarship Honors Legacy and Inspires Recipients to Use Their Voice to Help Others
Communication Sciences and Disorders

Mike Murray ‘Make a Difference’ Scholarship Honors Legacy and Inspires Recipients to Use Their Voice to Help Others

Mike Murray (a.k.a. “Da Voice”) of Orlando, an ardent UCF supporter and an expert communicator, is the inspiration for the newest scholarship for graduate students in UCF’s School of Communication...
International Award-Winning Assistant Professor Will Take Students to His Hometown of Panama for Study Abroad Trip
Health Sciences

International Award-Winning Assistant Professor Will Take Students to His Hometown of Panama for Study Abroad Trip

Recently, Humberto López Castillo, an assistant professor in the Department of Health Sciences, received the Order of Paula Solís de Huerta, the highest award granted by the University of Panama’s...
Think Big Muscles are the Key to Better Movement in Older Adults? Not so Fast!
Physical Therapy

Think Big Muscles are the Key to Better Movement in Older Adults? Not so Fast!

Slowing down may not just be an aging thing. Quite literally, walking slower could be an indicator of health problems in your golden years, even more than muscle mass. That’s...

Upcoming Events

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Communication Sciences and Disorders Undergraduate Walk-in Advising.  No appointment required.  Bring current degree audit that was PRINTED during the last week.  Encourage arriving at least 30 minutes prior to ending times.

LOOKING AHEAD

We will be conducting tours of the Communication Disorders Clinic facilities and the information session will follow at the UCF clinic. To register for a tour: http://ucf.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_exHUn06eNOJqACh  Tours and informational session will take place at the Communication Disorders Clinic located at:3280 Progress DriveSuite 500 (Main…
Communication Sciences and Disorders Undergraduate Walk-in Advising.  No appointment required.  Bring current degree audit that was PRINTED during the last week.  Encourage arriving at least 30 minutes prior to ending times.
Meet with CHPS faculty leaders and learn more about upcoming study abroad programs for the 2019-2020 school year in the atrium of the College of Health Professions and Sciences.

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UCF College of Health Professions and Sciences7 hours ago

We will be closed today in observance of Veterans' Day. Thank you to those veterans, especially our UCF student veterans, who served our country. #VeteransDay

UCF College of Health Professions and Sciences
UCF College of Health Professions and Sciences6 days ago

Matt Stock, an associate professor in @UCF_DPT, recently published research regarding walking speed and health in aging adults. #UCFCHPS #ThisIsCHPS

https://healthprofessions.ucf.edu/news/think-big-muscles-are-the-key-to-better-movement-in-older-adults-not-so-fast/

UCF College of Health Professions and Sciences
UCF College of Health Professions and Sciences1 week ago

About 25% of our #UCFCHPS students are first-generational students.

During UCF's inaugural First-Generation Awareness Week, we salute and support those students who are striving to accomplish their dreams at @UCF.

#FirstGenerationAwarenessWeek

UCF College of Health Professions and Sciences
UCF College of Health Professions and Sciences1 week ago

Congratulations to Marcelo Silva, a master's degree student in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, who was awarded a $5,000 scholarship from Cafe Bustelo!

UCF College of Health Professions and Sciences
UCF College of Health Professions and Sciences1 week ago

Bill Biaggi DPT, LAT, ATC, CSCS back at UCF teaching Upper Extremity manual techniques to Athletic Training Students #getbetter #dobetter #giveback UCF College of Health Professions and Sciences UCF Athletic Training Program Orlando Sports Medicine

UCF College of Health Professions and Sciences
UCF College of Health Professions and Sciences
UCF College of Health Professions and Sciences2 weeks ago

We loved seeing all the creative costumes from our faculty, staff and students this Halloween! Check out some of the Halloween outfits and costumes seen today! #UCFCHPS #ThisIsCHPS

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