College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences

The College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences is home to Central’s health sciences departments such as Nursing and Physical Education and Human Performance, along with human service disciplines such as counseling and social work. Students are provided a comprehensive inter-professional education, equipping them with the essential skills and experiences needed for careers in various health and human service fields. Collaborative programs emphasize holistic, patient-centered approaches including prevention, assessments, diagnoses, treatment plans, and chronic illness management. These programs and practical experiences foster cultural competency and advocacy in healthcare, empowering students to become transformative leaders in health and rehabilitation services. 

Athletic Training Class

Accreditations and National Recognitions

Accreditations and National Recognitions

Athletic Training

Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)  

Counseling and Rehabilitation Education

Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)

Exercise Science

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)

Marriage & Family Therapy

Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE)


Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Nurse Anesthesia Practice

Integrated Anesthesia Associates’ Nurse Anesthesia Program of Hartford and Yale New Haven Hospital School of Nurse Anesthesia hold accreditation from the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA) in partnership with Central Connecticut State University

Social Work

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) 

Teacher Certification

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) 

Contact Information

Kimberly T. Kostelis
Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs
Provost's Office
Lawrence J. Davidson Hall