Oct 27, 2020  
2015-2017 Graduate Catalog 
    
2015-2017 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

College of Health Sciences


Stephanie Bailey, MD-MPH, Interim Dean
162 Clement Hall
(615) 963-5927
sbaile11@tnstate.edu

General Statement

The College of Health Sciences is committed to preparing tomorrow’s healthcare leaders. The purpose of the College is to offer educational programs designed to produce practitioners and prepare individuals who are interested in pursuing careers as educators in the health professions; to encourage, develop and support interest in research; and to provide health care, when appropriate, and continuing educational services to the community.

Objectives

The objectives of the College of Health Sciences are:

  1. To develop and implement educational programs designed tograduate health practitioners and educators based on employmentdemands and the availability of resources.
  2. To recruit students interested in careers in the health care field inprograms offered in the College and to provide these studentswith career counseling, academic advisement, and tutoringdesigned to assist them in achieving career goals.
  3. To maintain full accreditation by appropriate agencies for allprograms offered by the College.
  4. To recruit and retain a faculty capable of making significantcontributions to the basic and applied research efforts of thesupporting institutions.
  5. To encourage and promote the rendering of service to thecommunity through the sponsorship of seminars, workshops,consultations, and the delivery of health care wheneverappropriate.
  6. To identify and develop the talents of students whose prioreducational and cultural experiences have heretofore preventedthem from participating in allied health careers.

In addition to the Doctor in Physical Therapy, Master of Science in Speech and Hearing Science, Master of Public Health, Master of Arts in Education (Human Performance and Sport Sciences), Master of Science in Nursing, and Master of Occupational Therapy, the College offers undergraduate degrees in:

  • Cardio-respiratory Care Sciences
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Health Care Administration and Planning
  • Health Information Management
  • Health Sciences
  • Human Performance and Sport Sciences
  • Nursing

Department of Human Performance and Sport Sciences

Go to information for Department of Human Performance and Sport Sciences.

Programs

Master of Arts in Education

Courses

Exercise Science

Sport Administration

Division of Nursing

Go to information for Division of Nursing.

Programs

Master of Nursing

Courses

Nursing: Core Required

Nursing: Major Concentration - Family Nurse Practitioner

Nursing: Holistic Nursing

Nursing: Nursing Education

Nursing: Other

Nursing: Electives

Department of Occupational Therapy

Go to information for Department of Occupational Therapy.

Programs

Master of Occupational Therapy

Courses

Occupational Therapy

Department of Physical Therapy

Go to information for Department of Physical Therapy.

Programs

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Courses

Physical Therapy

Department of Public Health, Health Administration and Health Sciences

Go to information for Department of Public Health, Health Administration and Health Sciences.

Programs

Master of Public Health

Courses

Public Health

Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology

Go to information for Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology.

Programs

Master of Science

Courses

Speech Pathology