Why Study Health and Human Services at UNH?

Why Study Health and Human Services at UNH?
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Take a Closer Look

Imagine yourself at UNH’s College of Health and Human Services (CHHS), where you’ll study and practice in state-of-the-art classrooms and labs to develop the knowledge and skills needed to become a key player in a high-demand job sector. At CHHS, you’ll begin making a difference in people’s lives even before you graduate.

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Undergraduate students in
health and human services programs

What sets us apart:

As a CHHS student, you can work with Division 1 athletes on your path to becoming a trainer, study in acclaimed social work, nursing or occupational therapy programs and gain experience working with real clients in the field. And that’s just the beginning.

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Spirit of Collaboration

Whatever you’re curious about, you can delve deep into research here.

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Interconnected Research

Chase Retrosi knew he wanted to be an educator. At CHHS, he found his passion.

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Real-world Research

Mia Holm’s athletic training major is paving the way to her career as a physical therapist.

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What will you study?

Whether you want to study health or recreation management and policy, focus on human development and family studies, help people overcome communication disorders, become an expert in all things sports, exercise or physical education or study nursing, occupational therapy or social work, we have a program for you.

Explore Degree Programs

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    There are a million reasons why you should choose UNH's
    College of Health and Human Services

    Here are our top 10...

  • CHHS interns

    Graduating with real-world experience

  • recreation management students

    Recreation Management and Policy program ranked #1 in New England
    College Factual

  • Northeast Passage project

    Adaptive EVERYTHING with Northeast Passage

  • CHHS lab

    State-of-the-art facilities where you’ll hone your skills

  • Occupational therapy group

    Top-40 Occupational Therapy Program
    US News and World Report

  • CHHS professor with students

    Opportunities for research with faculty who share your passion

  • CHHS interns

    Unique internship opportunities

  • CSDC

    Field work experience with real clients

  • community impact

    Having a positive impact on the community

  • Wildcat statue and students walking

    Grads have a 97% success rate (employment or furthering education)

  • Vianca Wahju
    Meet a Wildcat.

    Vianca Wahju ’24 will be trading her standard summer vacation this year for an immersive international study experience she hopes will more closely connect her to her heritage.

    Read My Story



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