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Dean
Carrie Keib, PhD, RN
Phone: 419.521.6802
Email: ckeib@ashland.edu

Administrative Assistant to Dean
Gloria Sims
Phone: 419.521.6805
Email: gsims1@ashland.edu

Health Sciences Facility - Ashland Campus
Rybolt Sports Sciences Center
Ashland, Ohio 44805
Phone: 419.289.5471

Health Sciences Chair
Dennis Gruber, EdD, AT, ATC
Phone: 419.289.5446
Email: dgruber@ashland.edu

Department Administrative Assistant
Carol Hunn, Nursing
Phone: 419.521.6831
Email: chunn@ashland.edu

Department Administrative Assistant
Wendi Weikel-Bigelow, Nursing
Phone: 419.521.6869
Email: wbigelow@ashland.edu

Accreditation

The Atheltic Training Program at Ashland University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE), 6850 Austin Center Blvd, Suite 100, Austin, TX 78731, (512) 733-9700.

ACEND

The Dietetics Program at Ashland University has Candidacy Accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ASCEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606, (312) 899-0040.

Accreditation

The AU DP is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606-6995, 312.899.0040, extension 5400, www.eatright.org

Contact Us

Dean
Carrie Keib, PhD, RN
Phone: 419.521.6802
Email: ckeib@ashland.edu

Administrative Assistant to Dean
Gloria Sims
Phone: 419.521.6805
Email: gsims1@ashland.edu

Health Sciences Facility - Ashland Campus
Rybolt Sports Sciences Center
Ashland, Ohio 44805
Phone: 419.289.5471

Health Sciences Chair
Dennis Gruber, EdD, AT, ATC
Phone: 419.289.5446
Email: dgruber@ashland.edu

Department Administrative Assistant
Carol Hunn, Nursing
Phone: 419.521.6831
Email: chunn@ashland.edu

Department Administrative Assistant
Wendi Weikel-Bigelow, Nursing
Phone: 419.521.6869
Email: wbigelow@ashland.edu

Accreditation

Accreditation

The Atheltic Training Program at Ashland University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE), 6850 Austin Center Blvd, Suite 100, Austin, TX 78731, (512) 733-9700.

ACEND

The Dietetics Program at Ashland University has Candidacy Accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ASCEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606, (312) 899-0040.

Accreditation

The AU DP is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606-6995, 312.899.0040, extension 5400, www.eatright.org

Are you passionate about a career in health sciences?

Learn how to foster better communities, train and treat athletes, and maintain healthy lifestyles in one of the many highly regarded health science programs offered by Ashland University’s Dwight Schar College of Nursing & Health Sciences.

Enter the Exciting World of Health Sciences

The Health Science department is housed at the Recreation and Rybolt Sport Sciences Center on the Ashland University campus, a state-of-the-art facility designed to enhance your health sciences education in real settings.

Undergraduate Programs

Athletic Training

There is no better time than the present to become an athletic trainer. Make a difference in the lives of athletes through our accredited Athletic Training program.

Dietetics

Our Dietetics program is one of the top nutrition programs in the United States with a proven 100% RDN exam pass rate.

Exercise Science

Begin your path toward a rewarding, successful career in the Exercise Science program.

Public Health

The Bachelor of Science in Public Health (BSPH) has been created to prepare students to work in areas of public health that include: epidemiology, environmental health, biostatistics, health administration, health policy, and health educators.

Graduate Programs

Masters of Science in Applied Exercise Science

Further your career in exercise science by pursuing a Master's of Science in Applied Exercise Science degree focused on improving life through strengthening and conditioning.

Our History

In the Fall of 2012, Ashland University’s College of Nursing merged with the newly formed Department of Health Sciences to form the Schar College of Nursing & Health Sciences. Health Sciences was created by merging the Athletic Training and Exercise Science majors as well as the Lifetime Wellness course and Therapeutic Recreation minor from the Department of Sport Sciences in the Dwight Schar College of Education with Dietetics, formerly in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences in the College of Arts & Sciences.