2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    Dec 01, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

College of Health Sciences

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Dean: Jeff Sullivan, Ph.D.
Office: Balboa 114
Telephone: (619) 849-2629
Email: jeffsullivan@pointloma.edu
Administrative Assistant: Amber Courtney

General Information

The College of Health Sciences exists to provide multidisciplinary education in health, fitness, wellness and medicine that transforms students and prepares them to serve the world as an expression of the Christian faith. The College is defined by exceptional faculty and staff who are committed to innovative teaching and learning; rigorous and inspired scholarship; and clinical experiences that are evidence based, outcomes focused, and empower students to improve the human condition. We extend the mission of Point Loma Nazarene University to engage and challenge minds, to form and model character, and to view service as an expression of faith.

The College offers undergraduate programs through the Department of Kinesiology in Applied Health Science, and Health and Human Performance. We offer graduate programs in Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Integrative Wellness, Kinesiology, Physician Assistant Education, Sport Management and Sport Performance

Accreditations and Affiliations

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Academic Organization

The College of Health Sciences, under the direction of the dean of the College, functions with the supervision of academic departments, programs, and centers. The following is a list of chairs, directors, and deans in the college.


Department of Kinesiology - Brandon Sawyer, chair
Department of Physician Assistant Education - Dana Sayre-Stanhope, chair

Graduate Programs

Master of Science in Athletic Training - Nicole Cosby, director
Master of Science in Kinesiology - Brent Alvar, director
Master of Science in Kinesiology - Integrative Wellness - Jessica Matthews, director
Master of Science in Medicine - Physician Assistant - Dana Sayre-Stanhope, director

Additional Locations

Balboa Campus - Jeff Sullivan, dean


Students should refer to the following pages in this Catalog for a complete listing of program characteristics, degree requirements, and descriptions of courses offered by academic areas within the College of Health Sciences.

College of Health Sciences

College of Health Sciences  

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