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Department of Clinical, Health, and Applied Sciences

Promote Health Services to a Growing Population in Need

University of Houston-Clear Lake's Department of Clinical, Health, and Applied Sciences prepares you for a pivotal role in a dynamic career that supports the mental, physical, and psychosocial health and well-being of individuals, families and communities. As lifestyles and environmental factors change, there is an increased need to disseminate evidence-based prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation programs for physically and mentally impaired people. You’ll become an integral part of the process to help get critical education and information to people in the community who need it most.

Become a Credentialed Health Care Practitioner

Department faculty members are committed to the academic preparation and professional mentorship of students who will become health leaders in their communities. You’ll be equipped to function in a dynamic health care environment, building on your skills and experience to gain your certification, license or registration to continue to a leadership position in your field. Whether choosing to work with children to help them cope with learning disabilities, assisting a family to overcome strained relationships or laying the groundwork for opening your own fitness studio, the degree programs in the Department of Clinical, Health, and Applied Sciences prepare you to make a difference in your community and world.

Programs and Degrees 

Behavior Analysis

Behavior Analysis Program degrees include:

Exercise and Health Sciences

Exercise and Health Sciences Program degrees include:


Kinesiology Program degrees include:

Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Industrial/Organizational Psychology Program degrees include:


Nursing Program degrees include: 

Clinical Psychology

Clinical Psychology Program degrees include:

Marriage and Family Therapy

Marriage and Family Therapy Program degrees include:

School Psychology

School Psychology Program degrees include:

Social Work

Social Work Program degrees include:

Doctor of Psychology

Doctor of Psychology Program degrees include:

Minors and Certificates

University of Houston-Clear Lake's College of Human Sciences and Humanities offers various minors and certificates to supplement any degree. 

Earning a Minor

The following are the minors and certificates available within the Social and Cultural Sciences Department:


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