Contact Us

hhs@svsu.edu
(989) 964-2732
(989) 964-4024

Department Chair

Josh Ode, Ph.D.

Office

Health & Human Services Building H260

About Us

Student Learning Goals

Department: Health Science 

Objective 1: Acquire knowledge and skill in negotiating the US Health and Human Services system.

Objective 2: Acquire knowledge and skill in advocating for improvement of health and human services.

Objective 3: Acquire knowledge and skill in observing ethical and professional standards of practice in health and human services professions.

Objective 4: Acquire knowledge and skill in basic, applied, and/or translational research in order to contribute to a body of knowledge in the discipline through the use of evidence-based concepts.

Objective 5: Acquire knowledge and skill in comprehending the content area specific to health and human services career goal

 

Professional Organizations/Standards that informed development of learning outcomes:

Michigan Health Council – Michigan Health Professional workforce and the Bureau of Labor Statics shortage reports

Saginaw County Public Health Department

Bay County Public Health Department

Health Delivery Inc.

 

Department: Health Science (Gerontology minor) 

Student Learning Goals

At the conclusion of the program, the gerontology student will be able to:

  1. Apply and promote scientific study of aging and the aging process in both the biomedical and behavioral/social sciences
  2. Demonstrate appropriate writing and research skills to communicate effectively with Gerontologic scholars and clinical professionals in the discipline.

Professional Organizations/Standards that informed development of learning outcomes: The Gerontologic Society of America