WCU's College of Health and Human Sciences provides award-winning professional programs in a wide variety of health care fields. Its faculty and students are involved in groundbreaking research and community service through on-site clinics and outreach programs. Students in all fields gain experience while providing care to the rural communities surrounding WCU.
Western Carolina's Health and Human Sciences Building was designed and constructed specifically to meet the educational needs of 21st-century training for healthcare professions. This includes high-tech classroom and lab space for a wide range of fields.Learn More
WCU's Health and Human Sciences Building includes extensive clinic space, which houses primary care, sports medicine, and speech and hearing clinics along with part-time pro bono clinics for underinsured physical therapy patients as well as migrant farm workers.Learn More
Faculty and students in WCU's Environmental Health program are actively working on studies to help with the control of mosquito-borne illnesses in the United States and around the world.Learn More