Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences
At Baylor University's Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences, we are preparing leaders in health and quality of life through science, scholarship, and innovation.
The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders seeks to educate men and women for worldwide leadership and service in the areas of Speech-Language Pathology, Audiology, ASL, and Deaf Education by integrating academic excellence, clinical experiences, research, and service to the community.
The Department of Health, Human Performance, and Recreation is focused on diverse aspects of health, activity, recreation, and quality of life. Among other activity- and health-related fields, graduates find great vocational opportunity in church and outdoor recreation, exercise physiology, sport psychology, athletic training, health education, physical therapy, occupational therapy, medical practice, and nutrition.
The Department of Human Sciences and Design develops scholars and leaders who apply a Christian worldview to improve the quality of life and human experience for individuals, families, and communities by advancing education, scholarship, and service related to nutrition, apparel, the built environment, human development, and family relationships.
The Department of Occupational Therapy aims to prepare practice scholars, educational innovators, and professional leaders who utilize clinically meaningful research in the implementation of best practice to meet the changing demands of the occupational therapy profession.
The Department of Physical Therapy is home to a 2-year hybrid DPT program and an orthopedic physical therapy residency with a mission to advance societal health through innovative education, connection, inquiry, and leadership in physical therapy.
The Department of Public Health is a team of scientists committed to measuring health, promoting health equity, improving the well-being of vulnerable and underserved populations in every community, and training the next generation of public health researchers and practitioners.
The Army-Baylor programs within the Robbins College include: Nutrition (MS), Occupational Therapy - Entry Level (OTD), Occupational Therapy - Post-Professional (DScOT), Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy (DScPT), Physician Assistant Studies (PA), Physical Therapy (DPT), and Sports Medicine Physical Therapy (DScPT).
Chris Amezcua is a Master’s in Public Health student in the Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences. As a graduate of Baylor University’s Public Health, he provides perspective on his experiences as an undergrad, his transition into graduate school, and his passions in the field of Public Health.
Health Science Studies alumna Ashley Feild is using her creative and scientific skills to help serve patients at Mosaic Prosthetics in Dallas, where she works as an anaplastology apprentice.
There’s no greater honor in the APTA than becoming a Catherine Worthingham Fellow. In August 2022, Lisa VanHoose, PT, PhD, MPH, FAPTA, was among those celebrated at an on-site award ceremony.
Bethany Neubert, a Communication Science and Disorders (CSD) graduate student, shares about her experiences at Baylor University’s Camp Success, an intense language and literacy intervention program held each summer and made possible by a partnership between Baylor University and Waco Scottish Rite. Bethany has a unique relationship with Camp Success—she is now one of only a handful of people who have attended both as a camper and as a clinician.