SCHOOL OF APPLIED SCIENCES
- VELMER STANLEY BURTON - DEAN OF THE SCHOOL OF APPLIED SCIENCES AND PROFESSOR OF SOCIAL WORK AND LEGAL STUDIES
- JASPER MARK LOFTIN - ASSOCIATE DEAN OF THE SCHOOL OF APPLIED SCIENCES AND PROFESSOR OF EXERCISE SCIENCE
- TERESA CARR CARITHERS - ASSOCIATE DEAN OF THE SCHOOL OF APPLIED SCIENCES AND PROFESSOR OF NUTRITION AND HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT
George Street University House
University, MS 38677
The School of Applied Sciences was established in 2001 and includes the departments of Communication Sciences and Disorders; Nutrition and Hospitality Management; Health, Exercise Science, and Recreation Administration; Legal Studies; and Social Work.
Mission - The School of Applied Sciences offers professional preparation programs that integrate academic study, clinical training, creative research, service learning, and community outreach. Our goal is to develop leaders whose professional endeavours will improve human health and societal well-being.
The clinical service and academic training programs of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders are accredited by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association's Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology. The Dietetics program in the Department of Nutrition and Hospitality Management is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics. The hospitality management program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration. The Park and Recreation Management program is accredited by the National Recreation and Park Association. The program in Social Work is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.