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American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
AAHPERD’s mission is to promote and support leadership,
research, education, and best practices in the professions that support
creative, healthy, and active lifestyles.
Arizona Association for Health, Physical
Education, Recreation and Dance
The mission of
the Arizona Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
(AzAHPERD) is to promote healthful lifestyles through quality education for
populations and provide leadership to school, community, and statewide programs
in the areas of health, physical education, recreation, dance, and other
Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation
Through the consolidation of NCATE and TEAC, CAEP will serve
as a single accreditor for reform, innovation, and research in educator
Health Sciences Institute
HealthSciences provides technical assistance and full or
partial tuition waivers to not-for-profit community organizations and
volunteers who provide critical support services to individuals affected by
chronic conditions and their caregivers.
National Institutes of Health
The mission of the National Institute of Environmental
Health Sciences (NIEHS) is to reduce the burden of human illness and disability
by understanding how the environment influences the development and progression
of human disease.
National Health Association
The mission of the National Health Association is to educate and empower individuals to understand that health results from healthful living. We recognize the integration of all aspects of health—personal, environmental, and social.
National Association for Sport and Physical Education
NASPE's mission is to enhance knowledge, improve professional practice, and increase support for high quality physical education, sport, and physical activity programs. NASPE envisions a society in which all individuals are physically educated and participate in lifelong physicalactivity.
National Student Speech Language Hearing Association
NSSLHA is the national organization for graduate and undergraduate students interested in the studies of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.
Society for Public Health Education
The organization promotes healthy behaviors, healthy communities, and healthy environments through its membership, its network of local chapters, and its numerous partnerships with other organizations. With its primary focus on public health education, SOPHE provides leadership through a code of ethics, standards for professional preparation, research, and practice; professional development; and public outreach.
World Health Organization
WHO is the directing and coordinating authority
for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing
leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda,
setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options,
providing technical support to countries, and monitoring and assessing health
A career in health sciences can lead to many new
places. You can provide treatments and
disease prevention in places like doctor offices, hospitals, clinics, nursing
homes, sport arenas, or private homes.Read more
With a degree in Health Sciences, there are many opportunities
for an immediate career as well as graduate education and an advanced career. Depending on your interests, you could be a/an:
- P.E. teacher
- Physical therapy assistant
- Surgical technician
- Speech-Language pathologist
- Respiratory therapist
- Community health educator
- Speech-Language pathology assistant
See how your career can take shape by pursuing
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JobScience: search for careers on the largest healthcare job board network.
Health Sciences Department Academic Policies
View the department policies around various academic issues.