Welcome from the Department Head of Health Sciences
Thank you for visiting the Department of Health Sciences in the College of Health and Behavioral Studies at James Madison University. Our department prepares undergraduate students to pursue various health related graduate professional programs (e.g. dentistry, medicine, occupational therapy, pharmacy, physical therapy, public health, and others) or seek entry level positions in the workforce after graduation.
Health Sciences includes multiple disciplines and focuses on emerging issues and research that may impact the health of individuals, communities, and beyond. Given the current and future global demand for well-trained and passionate health professionals, now is an ideal time to study in our department. Explore the variety of courses in the curriculum to find your passion. On behalf of our current students, alumni, faculty and staff, welcome to the Department of Health Sciences! Join us and play an integral role in making our world healthier!
Andy Peachey, DrPH
Academic Unit Head (Acting)