Academic programs in the College of Health and Behavioral Sciences are Nursing, Psychology, Social Work, Public Health, and Kinesiology. The community-based program is the Capitol Park Community Center.
The College of Health and Behavioral Sciences (CHBS) provides an interdisciplinary approach to community engagement, education, training, research and behavioral healthcare. Building on the mission of the University, CHBS’s mission is to train students to be researchers and health practitioners, who will have the ability to work with diverse populations.
The strategic vision of the college is:
- To excel in delivering state-of-the-art educational programs that serve the global community and are guided by ethical standards.
- To prepare culturally competent, qualified professionals with the appropriate knowledge and skills to serve diverse communities
- To become the College of choice for community engaged partnerships.
- To develop a research and scholarship agenda that integrates theory with practice and engages the local and global community.
Delaware Center for Health Promotion
The mission of the Delaware Center for Health Promotion (DCHP) is to encourage Delawareans to adopt healthier lifestyle habits in an effort to increase their quality of life and to reduce the incidence of preventable illness. DCHP is housed at Delaware State University and is partially funded by corporate contributions and grants. DCHP collaborates with allied health organizations to identify current health priorities and provide programming to address those needs.
Student Services Center
The Student Services Center’s mission is to mentor and assist sophomores and pre-majors in goal setting and establishing strategies to progress to advanced levels of education in the College of Health and Behavioral Sciences.