WCU's College of Health and Human Sciences provides award-winning professional programs in a wide variety of health care fields. Its faculty and students are involved in groundbreaking research and community service through on-site clinics and outreach programs. Students in all fields gain experience while providing care to the rural communities surrounding WCU.
Get to know Garison DeJarnette, an emergency medical student at Western Carolina University, as he shares his passion for helping others and pursuing his dream career.
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This summer, students from the Environmental Health Sciences program will get the opportunity to get hands-on experience in health departments in eight of North Carolina’s westernmost counties.
Western Carolina's Health and Human Sciences Building was designed and constructed specifically to meet the educational needs of 21st-century training for healthcare professions. This includes high-tech classroom and lab space for a wide range of fields.Learn More