We train students to provide quality services to individuals and families in all stages of life. Our real-world ready initiatives emphasis innovative teaching, community partnerships and field-based community service. Each student's internship, service learning project and clinical practicum is unique to his or her specialized degree program and personal interest. 


Health and Human Sciences

The Department of Health and Human Sciences offers four undergraduate programs in communication sciences and disorders, family and consumer sciences, health systems management, and social work, as well as two graduate programs in communication sciences and disorders and counseling.

The mission of the Department of Health and Human Sciences is to prepare students to be highly effective service providers in the areas of counseling, social work, family and consumer sciences, child life education, health systems management, and speech-language pathology.  Our diverse Department strives to enhance the lives and health of our students and the people of Southeast Louisiana through the acquisition and sharing of knowledge and the application of skills

Core values

To promote our mission, the Department upholds the following core values:

1.To envision learning as a lifelong pursuit and ongoing intellectual collaboration with our students

2.To offer inclusive, enriching learning environments that are sustained by evidence-based teaching and supported by current educational technology

3.To establish and expand  meaningful partnerships between the Department and entities within the surrounding communities

4.To maintain a strong focus on ethical practice and social responsibility as appropriate for each discipline


  • Hands-on learning is emphasized through internships, service learning, and clinical practicums

  • The Discovery Project, supported through the social work program, is a family resource center providing services to families in south Louisiana

Department Events





Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic

The Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic serves as a teaching faclity as well as a service center for community members with communication disorders. Learn more and get sign-up information by clicking below. 

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Academic Advising

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Academic Excellence

Each program within the department is accredited by its national accrediting organization.  These designations reflect the quality education our students can expect to receive during their time at Southeastern.

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