2021-2022 Academic Catalog

Department of Health Sciences

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Dr. Shelly Fetchen DiCesaro (chair) | Dr. Jodi Dusi | Jeff Giovannucci | Dr. Scott Hargraves | Dr. Chris T. Harman | Dr. Mercedes Himmons | Dr. Karen Hjerpe | James Hoover | Aimee (Bosely) Maruniak | Jenni Morrison | Larry Pollack | Tami Sealy | Dr. Ayanna (Lyles) Walker | Dr. Jamie Weary | Michael Scott Zema

For faculty bios, visit: https://www.calu.edu/inside/faculty-staff/profiles/index.aspx


Cal U's Department of Health Sciences offers undergraduate programs in health sciences and physical therapy assistant.

Associate and Bachelor's Degree Programs

Degrees offered through this department include:

  • A.A.S. in Physical Therapist Assistant
  • B.S. in Health Science
  • B.S. in Health Science: Pre-Athletic Training


The department offers a sub-baccalaureate certificate in:

  • Aging Specialist


Minors available through this department include:

  • Gerontology
  • Health Science