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The Destination for Human Health & Wellness.

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As one of the four original colleges at Texas Tech University at its founding, the College of Human Sciences (COHS) has a rich history of investing in students, preparing them to make an impact on the world around them. The College of Human Sciences provides multidisciplinary education, research, and service focused on individuals, families, and their environments to improve and enhance the human condition. When they graduate, our students are making an impact as educators, health care professionals, financial planners, hospitality managers, fashion merchandisers, designers, counselors, and nutrition experts. Faculty, staff, and students advance research concerning individual, social, and economic development in a multidisciplinary environment to benefit families and individuals in a diverse global community. Outreach is also provided to individuals, organizations, and communities to help improve the society in which we live. We are a destination for health and human wellness. 


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Meet the Dean

With experience as both a graduate student and a longtime faculty member, Dean Tim Dodd has been a part of the evolution of the College of Human Sciences at Texas Tech for over 30 years.

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COHS Commitment

Health & Human Sciences

The College of Human Sciences' academic programs provide a strong foundation for health careers and personal wellness. Our majors provide you with a hands-on education focused on the health and wellness of people and communities. 

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COHS Campus Access & Engagement

Campus Access & Engagement

The College of Human Sciences is committed to providing a safe, welcoming, and inclusive community for all. Because there remain barriers to fully equal treatment and opportunities, we must work diligently to promote campus access and engagement, provide equal opportunities, and achieve equitable treatment.

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The College of Human Sciences prepares you for a successful career.

Our degree programs offer superior opportunities that help you maximize your potential. You will:

  • Earn a degree that makes an impact. All of our programs touch many aspects of health and wellness. From financial wellness to health care facility design, our degrees are improving and enhancing the human condition. 
  • Work with prominent faculty. You will take courses from experts who stand out for their achievements in research, professional practice, and education.
  • Get a hands-on education. Our degree programs emphasize practical experience in workplace settings outside the classroom, enabling you to build confidence, skills, and professional contacts.
  • Learn in state-of-the-art facilities. Our world-class research labs, production facilities, and design studios are equipped with professional-grade tools and capabilities.
  • Serve the community. While earning your degree, you will have many opportunities to help ordinary people—patients, customers, students, and others—in Lubbock and beyond.

Our degree programs empower you to make a difference in the lives of others.

If you want to help people find happiness, health, and fulfillment, the College of Human Sciences at Texas Tech has a degree program for you.

Build a successful career with an undergraduate degree or graduate degree from the College of Human Sciences.

Students from our degree programs have outstanding rates of job placement and graduate school admissions. Our degree programs set students apart from other applicants after graduation. 

All of our undergraduate degree programs include a professional internship, summer job placement, or other work experience that often leads directly to a job offer. From top corporate companies to medical and nursing schools, our students are prepared for life after graduation.

Our faculty care about your success and go the extra mile to help you start your career. The College of Human Sciences has an active, loyal, and widespread alumni network that is eager to mentor new graduates. 

Contact the College of Human Sciences

Office of the Dean
Phone: (806) 742-3031

Student Advising
Phone: (806) 742-1180

Recruitment and Visitor's Center
Phone: (806) 742-1941


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