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College of
Education, Health, & Human Services

Our college offers...

a wide array of undergraduate, post-baccalaureate, and graduate programs designed to prepare students for rewarding and purposeful careers in education, nursing, public health, social work, speech pathology, human development, and kinesiology.

We expect our graduates to be critical thinkers and creative problem solvers. We expect them to serve as agents of change in their workplaces and communities. We expect them to make a difference.

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Swimmer in kinesiology pool
Did the surf industry kill the future of wetsuits?
A dozen miles from the Pacific Ocean, at California State University in San Marcos, surfers paddle against a current in a temperature-controlled tank. The flume pool is part of the university’s Surf Research Laboratory, led by surf-obsessed kinesiology professors Sean Newcomer and Jeff Nessler.

Over 650,000
Community Service hours provided by students at our partnership sites

Credentials, certificates, and degrees were granted last year

Over 3,300
CEHHS students enrolled 


Over 18,000
Alumni since 2011

Over 550
Clinical and Community partnerships and growing!



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September 27, 2022
The College of Education, Health and Human Services at Cal ...
Thumbnail: Kinesiology Alumnus Is Serving Those Who Served
September 12, 2022
Everyone knows about the life-or-death danger that military members are exp...
Thumbnail: Alum Finds Unexpected Passion on Path to Becoming Doctor
June 30, 2022
Two of the biggest achievements in Jacob Thum’s life to this point can be traced back to the motorcycle accident he survived when he...
Thumbnail: Former Dean's Legacy Lives on Through Scholarship
June 21, 2022
Mark Baldwin had an indelible impact at Cal State San Marcos, one that is still felt more than a decade after he retired from the universi...

Aaron Stirling
Alumni Spotlight
Aaron Stirling
Aaron Stirling came to California State University San Marcos as a nursing student in 2009. After graduating in 2012, he felt the need to expand his role and returned to school at University of San Diego for his Doctorate in Nursing Practice in 2015. Since graduating with his doctorate in 2018, he has worked as a Nurse Practitioner in the Emergency Department (ED) in a medically underserved community in the Imperial Valley.

Contact the Dean's Office

Office: University Hall 421

Phone: 760-750-4311
Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.


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