Health & Human Sciences

Do you want to help others? Have you thought about a career in health and social care? The Department of Health & Human Sciences can help you GET THERE.

We have undergraduate programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Human Sciences, Health Systems Management and Social Work. We also have graduate programs in Child Life, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Counseling and Population Health Management. The goal of our highly talented faculty is to help you grow personally and professionally in careers that support the health and wellness of others in the community.


  • Are you interested in adding a certificate to your degree program? Click below.

        Certificate in Population Health Management

        Certificate in Digital Health Management

  • Hands-on learning is emphasized through internships, service learning and clinical practicums

  • Students in the Communication Sciences & Disorders program operate a community Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic on campus. 

  • The Renew / Discovery Project, supported through the social work program, is a family resource center providing services to families in south Louisiana

  • The social work program has partnered with the Department of Child & Family Services to manage the operation of the Louisiana Child Welfare Training Academy.

  • Southeastern Louisiana University has been ranked #59 for the Best Affordable Mental Health Counseling Programs
  • Southeastern Louisiana University has been ranked #70 for the Best Affordable Degree for School Counseling


The mission of the Department of Health and Human Sciences is to prepare students to be highly effective service providers in the areas of counseling, social work, family and consumer sciences, child life education, health systems management, and speech-language pathology.  Our diverse Department strives to enhance the lives and health of our students and the people of Southeast Louisiana through the acquisition and sharing of knowledge and the application of skills

Core values

To promote our mission, the Department upholds the following core values:

1.To envision learning as a lifelong pursuit and ongoing intellectual collaboration with our students

2.To offer inclusive, enriching learning environments that are sustained by evidence-based teaching and supported by current educational technology

3.To establish and expand  meaningful partnerships between the Department and entities within the surrounding communities

4.To maintain a strong focus on ethical practice and social responsibility as appropriate for each discipline

Student Organizations


Cacrep Council of Social Work Education AAFCS ASHA