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.”
Plan your future
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 seven 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.
Theora Brown, Class of 2020
Theora Brown, a recent graduate of the Department of Communication Disorders, strives to help children feel understood through her work as a speech language pathologist.
In The News
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.
Professor creates memorial for health care workers lost to COVID-19
Ali Tayyeb, an assistant professor in the Patricia A. Chin School of Nursing, completed a memorial art project to honor health care professionals who have lost their lives during the pandemic.
Exercise science major receives CSU Trustees' Award
Lessly Tapia Torres received a CSU Trustees' Award for Outstanding Achievement, the top academic achievement award in the California State University.
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
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.