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.

Departments

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).

News

Feb. 2, 2023
Alumni Spotlight: Breanna Campbell (BS ’14)

Nutrition Sciences alumna Breanna Campbell is using her passion for and experience in nutrition and dietetics to make an impact across populations in North Texas.

Jan. 31, 2023
Meet the Trailblazers: Robbins Students Win Scholarship for Fostering Diversity

In the fall of 2021, Baylor Multicultural Affairs announced its first Trailblazer Scholars, students chosen for their commitment to advancing diversity and racial equality. The inaugural Cohort has three Robbins College students as members: Erin Babatunde, Israel Beverly, and Connie Mendoza.

Jan. 27, 2023
Baylor Researcher Explores How Text Messages and Emails Can Improve Literacy for Young Adults with IDD

Baylor University researcher Alison Prahl, PhD, Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders, is exploring how the use of functional text (emails, text messages, etc.) can optimize literacy outcomes for young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).

Jan. 23, 2023
Baylor Scott & White Health-Baylor University Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency Receives Initial ABPTRFE Accreditation

The Department of Physical Therapy in Baylor University’s Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences has received notice that the Baylor Scott & White Health-Baylor University Orthopedic Residency has been granted initial accreditation through January 2028 by the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education (ABPTRFE).