Departmental Overview

The Department of Health and Human Sciences oversees four undergraduate degree programs, two graduate degree programs, and many community service projects and facilities.


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


Contact Information

White Hall, Room 206
310 West Dakota Street
SLU Box 10863
Hammond, LA 70402

Tel: 985-549-2309
Fax: 985-549-3758