Mission Statement and Philosophy


The Department of Health and Human Performance at the College of Charleston is committed to preparing and equipping the next generation of health professionals with the foundational knowledge, sought-after skills, and critical thinking abilities to apply best practices to improve human health and enhance the well-being of our community.


The Department of Health and Human Performance offers an interactive, student-centered curriculum that immerses students in all aspects of human health.  Through courses and experiences that engage students in high-level discussion, hands-on, and applied learning environments, we are committed to transforming students into knowledgeable professionals and lifelong learners.


We ensure our programs and graduates are of the highest quality through the use of planned assessments embedded throughout our programs.