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Rongxiang Xu College of Health and Human Services

The Rongxiang Xu College of Health and Human Services is committed to educating and preparing human service professionals to become innovative practitioners and leaders. We stand by our motto: “Students first, students second, and students third.”


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Get all the support you need from admission to graduation through meaningful interactions to help you achieve your educational, career, and personal goals.


Departments and Schools

Our eight schools and departments are home to acclaimed programs in the fields of nursing, public health, communication disorders, kinesiology, nutrition, food science, criminal justice and criminalistics, child and family studies and social work.

Student Spotlight

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William Tuyor posing outside

William Tuyor

Cal State LA graduate seeks to empower through nutrition.

The nutritional science major will begin a master’s program at USC in the fall.

In The News

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Cal State LA nursing graduate program recognized among the best in the nation

Cal State LA's nursing master's program is once again ranked among the nation's best, according to the U.S. News & World Report's 2023 edition of Best Graduate Schools. 
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Ashley Hernandez Student Success 2022

First-generation Cal State LA graduate to help increase access to higher education. The 21-year-old Boyle Heights resident received a Bachelor of Arts in Child Development.
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Chin Family Institute for Nursing announces new partnership

The Chin Family Institute for Nursing partnered with the Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County to launch the Family Nurse Practitioner Community Care Residency Program.

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University public health leaders issue statement on COVID-19 vaccines

A network of California university leaders in public health, led by Walter Zelman, chair of the Department of Public Health, has released a statement urging members of their university communities to receive COVID-19 vaccinations.

Leaving a Legacy

Dr. Rongxiang Xu

Who was Dr. Rongxiang Xu?

The late Dr. Rongxiang Xu was a pioneer in regenerative medicine. His innovative therapies helped dramatically reduce pain, illness and death in burn patients. His work has been recognized by three U.S. presidents and the Chinese government. A transformative gift from the Xu family made this the first named college at Cal State LA.