LSUA College of Health & Human Services

College of Health & Human Services

The College of Health and Human Services provides an innovative academic environment for students interested in improving the lives and health of individuals throughout the world. CHHS faculty enhance student learning by connecting classroom instruction with service learning, field experiences, and community outreach efforts. As a result, students complete a rigorous interdisciplinary program of study and master valuable professional skills. As a result, our students are well prepared to launch their careers or pursue additional graduate training and deliver exceptional health and human services.


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Mission Statement
Message from the Dean



LSUA Dr. Nathan Ponder

Haywood Joiner, Ph.D.
College Dean

Dr. Haywood Joiner has served as Chair of Allied Health since 2005 and has held various other roles during his time at LSUA. These include Interim appointments as Chair of Business Administration, Chair of Education, Chair of Nursing, and in 2016 a stint as Chancellor of LSUA. He has served on numerous boards in Central Louisiana and held a number of leadership positions. Dr. Joiner was a 2019 inductee in the Louisiana Justice Hall of Fame.




Additional Resources

If you would like to know more about the College of Health & Human Services, please give us a call at 318-473-6466 or drop by and see us in Coughlin Hall 101C.