student success team and department chairs

About the College

The mission of the College of Health and Human Development is to prepare students to thrive in a globalized era in their chosen field.  We provide education, conduct research, and engage diverse communities to advance human health, development, and well-being.

HHD: Commitment to Excellence

  • Student-centered faculty are recognized for their outstanding teaching and cutting-edge research
  • Graduates from nationally recognized programs obtain high scores on certification and licensure exams
  • Well-equipped, state-of-the-art laboratories and classrooms support student learning
  • Highly regarded degree programs provide meaningful career opportunities in important areas of need
  • Programs meet rigorous national accreditation standards. Major accrediting bodies for the College include:
    • American College of Nurse Midwives
    • Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA)
    • California Association for Drug/Alcohol Educators
    • California Board of Registered Nursing
    • California Commission on Teacher Credentialing
    • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education
    • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Council in Education for Public Health
    • Council on Accreditation for Counseling and Related Educational Programs
    • Council on Social Work Education
    • Council for Standards in Human Services Education

Statistics: The College of Health & Human Development (HHD) is one of eight Colleges on the campus of Cal State Fullerton. Statistics shown are for Fall 2019:

  • Almost 7,000 students enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs 
  • The ethnic distribution of our student body is 48.9% Hispanic, 22.1% Asian/Pacific Islander, 16.2% White, 3.4% Multi-race,
    3.9% International, 3.0% Unknown, 2.2% Black, and 0.1% American Indian
  • The College includes over 365 faculty members
  • 2,069 undergraduate students and 305 graduate students graduated in 2018-19


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