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.


Communication Sciences and Disorders

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.

Health, Human Performance, and Recreation

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.

Human Sciences and Design

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.

Occupational Therapy

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.

Physical Therapy

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.

Public Health

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.

Army-Baylor Programs

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).


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Sep. 21, 2023
Making a Community Impact: Lara Arce

For Hispanic Heritage Month, Baylor's Robbins College is highlighting a few of our outstanding Hispanic and Latino Americans Bears. Lara Arce is a joint-degree Public Health student whose unique perspective and cultural emphasis on community and family is making an impact at Baylor and beyond.

Sep. 19, 2023
WalletHub: Nicole M. McAninch on How Many Credit Cards a Person Should Have

The expertise of Robbins College faculty ranges across the spectrum of health and wellbeing—including financial wellness. In this article from WalletHub, Dr. Nicole M. McAninch, Interim Associate Dean of Undergraduate and International Studies and Clinical Associate Professor of Child and Family Studies, offers advice on the number of credit cards a person should have.

Sep. 15, 2023
Baylor University Researcher Shares Development of Concussion-Detecting Sideline Screener on National Concussion Awareness Day®

Concussions, which are a mild traumatic brain injury, have become an epidemic in the United States. Jungjun Park, PhD, CCC-SLP, Associate Professor for the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, is collaborating to develop a detecting tool that is intuitive to use and provides on-site test results.

Sep. 8, 2023
Student Spotlight: Ben McRae, PTA

Current Baylor DPT student Ben McRae, a certified Physical Therapy Assistant, discusses his journey to and in the Baylor Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, including how he manages his school-home-work balance and his PT professional involvement in his home state of Louisiana.