College of Health Sciences and Human Services

MSPA Students Supply Vital Help at County COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics

February 18, 2021 -- As the nation’s focus turns to COVID-19 vaccinations, CSUMB's Master of Science Physician Assistant program is playing a vital role in helping Monterey County defeat the disease. MSPA student volunteers assisted with vaccinating nearly 1,700 people who met required eligibility criteria at a recent drive-thru clinic.

White Coat Ceremony Celebrates Physician Assistant Students’ Milestone

Februrary 13, 2021 - The Master of Science Physician Assistant Program celebrated a major milestone for the Class of 2022 at the second annual White Coat Ceremony, held virtually. Students donned white coats to signify their transition from textbook learning to supervised clinical practice with patients.

Fall 2020 Dean's List

Congratulations to all the undergraduates recognized on the Fall 2020 Dean's List! We applaud your commitment to academic excellence and look forward to your even greater future successes. Follow this link to view the individuals from Collaborative Health and Human Services, Kinesiology, and Nursing who have achieved this distinct honor. Go CHSHS Otters!

CSUMB and Monterey County Team Up for Drive-thru COVID-19 Vaccinations

January 6, 2021 - Nursing Department's drive-thru flu shot trial helped pave way for COVID-19 vaccinations this year.

CHE Receives Keys to New Building

November 1, 2020 -- Community Health Engagement (CHE), received the keys to its new permanent location. CHE now occupies 2,250 square feet in a new housing building in Chinatown. The innovative space is artfully designed to provide a myriad of services for the homeless and marginally housed community, as well as dedicate space for CHSHS students to participate in service in their field.

Dean Rios-Ellis Says Farewell to CHSHS

CHSHS Founding Dean Britt Rios-Ellis says goodbye to the College of Health Sciences and Human Services after 6 years of service. Read her farewell message here!

CSUMB’s First Drive-Thru Flu Clinic is Huge Success

The two-day drive thru October flu clinic, hosted by the Nursing program, was a successful trial of distanced and safe preventive health care, and also served as a proof-of-concept for future COVID-19 vaccinations.