Office of the Dean

The College mission is to serve the needs of the region and the Commonwealth through quality educational programs and services in a student-centered environment leading to lifelong achievement in careers and service to the community.


Dr. Jeffery AllenOpportunities today for careers in health care and human services are vast, and Clarion University's College of Health Sciences and Human Services (CHSHS) fulfills the needs of students pursuing those opportunities. There has never been a more dynamic and vibrant time to consider a career as a health and human services professional. The College is the integrative home to the Department of Nursing, Department of Communication Science & Disorders, Department of Psychology and the Department of Human Services, Rehabilitation, Health and Sport Sciences.

The College offers a variety of high quality programs that provide students exceptional opportunities for applied learning including, clinical practice, internships and practicums outside of the classroom. Students benefit in numerous ways from the pedagogical and clinical synergy that accompanies learning within a truly interprofessional community. 

Students can expect to be professionally prepared to provide service in a global environment in existing and emerging fields through service, research and interdisciplinary collaboration. Programs are offered on the Clarion campus, Venango campus, Online and at the Pittsburgh site. The diverse faculty in CHSHS are nationally and internationally renowned clinical scientists and educators as well as advocates for their professional disciplines and the individuals and communities they serve.

To students currently enrolled in CHSHS, I speak for everyone in the College when I say that our passion is fostering your progression toward becoming a knowledgeable, caring, and successful health sciences and human services professional. To those still exploring higher education options, I welcome you to contact or visit us to find out more about how CHSHS can give you a competitive edge.

Dr. Jeffery Allen, Dean of the College of Health Sciences and Human Services
237 Harvey Hall
+1 814 393 2163

Debra Sobina, Assistant Dean237 Harvey Hall
+1 814-393-1808

Debra Weaver, Administrative Assistant
237 Harvey Hall
+1 814 393 2051


Last Updated 6/1/20