UCF Department of Health Sciences

College of Health Professions and Sciences

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The Department of Health Sciences in the College of Health Professions and Sciences at the University of Central Florida offers state of the art opportunities that foster education and research in pathophysiology, community health promotion and nutrition. Our faculty and students are actively engaged in experiential learning and cutting-edge research projects that contribute to improving the health of individuals and communities.

Currently, the department offers a major and minor in Health Sciences. The Bachelor of Sciences in Health sciences is the most popular and largest undergraduate major at UCF. This major offers two career focused academic tracks: the Pre-Clinical Track and the Health Sciences (Promotion) Track. Additionally, the department is in the process of developing a master’s degree in Health Sciences with specializations in clinical research/pathophysiology, community health promotion and clinical nutrition.

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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 and National Guardsman Assists After Hurricane Michael
Health Sciences

UCF Student and National Guardsman Assists After Hurricane Michael

Blain Roberson, a UCF health sciences student, was recently called into duty by the National Guard to assist in emergency response efforts in Panama City and Lynn Haven following the...
Sarah Gitto ’11 ’14 ’17 Named to UCF’s 2018 30 Under 30
Health Sciences

Sarah Gitto ’11 ’14 ’17 Named to UCF’s 2018 30 Under 30

UCF Alumni announced the recipients of its fourth annual 30 Under 30 Awards on March 30. This year’s class includes marketing and communications professionals, entrepreneurs, engineers, software specialists, attorneys, education leaders, doctors,...

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The FAAST Atlantic Region Demonstration Center (ARDC) at the University of Central Florida is proud to present FAAST Fridays. This FREE series of workshops will be held monthly throughout the 2018 - 2019 calendar.  Sessions will be held from 9:00…

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The Fall 2018 Commencement Ceremony for the College of Health Professions and Sciences will take place the morning of Saturday, December 15, at the CFE Arena. Schedule of Events 7:30 AM – Graduates arrive at the CFE Arena. Doors open…
Connect with a Wellness Coach to achieve your personal well-being goals and learn how to apply for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). SNAP coaching is available by appointment at Wellness and Health Promotion Services every Thursday from 10:30 a.m.…
The FAAST Atlantic Region Demonstration Center (ARDC) at the University of Central Florida is proud to present FAAST Fridays. This FREE series of workshops will be held monthly throughout the 2018 - 2019 calendar.  Sessions will be held from 9:00…
FREE Rapid HIV Testing Event Do you know your status? Stop by Wellness and Health Promotion Services during our Free Rapid HIV Testing event this Wednesday from 10am-2pm to get tested. No appointments necessary – walk-ins welcome. Take charge of your…

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