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Changing Lives

The College of Health & Behavioral Sciences (CHBS) works together to better the quality of life through health services, psychology and social work.

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<p>Gov. John Carney is thanked by University President Wilma Mishoe for his visit to the campus on Feb. 5.</p>
Gov. Carney visits DSU

Gov. Carney visits the University

<p>Dr. Marsha Horton is now a member of the Board of Directors of the American Conference of Academic Deans.</p>
Dr. Horton Named to American Conf. of Academic Deans Board

Dr. Horton elected board member of national dean organization

<p>(L-r) Aayushi Chouhan and Braxton Clark represented the University well as they were on the first and second place teams, respectively, in the Business Case Studies Competition at the recent NFL Careers in Football Forum held in Atlanta. The two are holding Ms. Chouhan&#039;s first-place trophy (Ms. Clark has already placed her second place trophy in her parent&#039;s home).</p>
Two Students place in top two NFL Forum teams

Two University students shine at NFL Forum

<p>University Provost Tony Allen, with Public and Allied Health Chair Dr. Chris Mason beside him and flanked by department members, WRC staff and other health enthusiasts, hold up the proclamation he just signed declaring that October is Exercise is Medicine Month on campus.</p>
October is Exercise is Medicine Month on campus

October Exercise is Medicine Month on campus

<p>Student presenting at the Research Day event</p>
3rd Annual Delaware State University Research Day

Delaware State University invites students and faculty to participate in the 3rd Annual Delaware State University Research Day. 


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Departments & Majors

The College of Health & Behavioral Sciences (CHBS) is home to four academic departments offering five bachelor’s and a master’s degree program. Students are prepared as capable and productive leaders within the disciplines of social work, psychology and health-related professions.

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Research & Capabilities

CHBS research involves projects that address issues in professional fields relating to social work, psychology and health-related sciences.

Community Health Initiatives

Community Health Initiatives

These programs target behaviors including physical activity, smoking and nutrition through a community-based approach to positive health change.

Social Demography

Social Demography

Social science researchers at Delaware State University are employing social demographic data and methods to describe, explain and predict social phenomena and the effects of social and cultural forces on population distribution.

Social Work and Our Community

These programs take a new approach to social topics such as family, community, culture and financial health.