College of Health and Human Development

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Welcome to the College of Health and Human Development

Enhance, enrich, and empower the human experience with us! Our academic programs lead to careers in many areas of service, health, activity, and environmental well-being.

Learn the skills to serve your community as a health advocate, nurse, exercise physiologist, audiologist, environmental health specialist, youth counselor, hospitality & tourism specialist, food scientist, physical therapist, assistive technology specialist, and more.

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Departments & Programs

HHD's Academic Programs are offered through our Academic Departments.  We offer 23 degrees (10 undergraduate; 13 graduate) and two credentials through nine academic departments.

Tataviam tribal leaders including CSUN alum Mark J. Villaseñor ’16 (Global Supply Chain Management) and Tribal President Rudy Ortega Jr. (second from left, in focus) participate in the L.A. Pow Wow in 2016. Photo courtesy of the Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians.

Land Acknowledgement

The CSUN College of Health and Human Development recognizes and acknowledges the Sesevitam, the first people of this ancestral and unceded territory of Sesevenga that is now occupied by our institution and our college; and it honors their elders, past and present, and the Sesevitam descendants who are citizens of the Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians. We recognize that the Sesevitam are still here and we are committed to lifting up their stories, culture, and community.

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Jul 10

Summer Term 2024

Time: 8:00 am — 5:00 pm
Location: CSUN Campus

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Aug 17

Protected: Master of Public Health: Student Orientation 2024

Time: 2:00 pm — 3:45 pm

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Dec 26

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Time: 8:00 am — 5:00 pm
Location: Sequoia Hall

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“Families are essentially what helps a child develop to the best of their abilities,” Keyly Sandoval said. “I don’t come from a perfect family, no one really does. I wanted to be able to have the knowledge to help other families.”

Sandoval is scheduled to receive her degree during the commencement ceremony for the College of Health and Human Development on Sunday, May 19. In the meantime, she’s studying for the LSATs.

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College of Health and Human Development

Office of the Dean

Sequoia Hall Room 220
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330-8215

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