Mission and Vision Statement

Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Applied Physiology, Health, and Clinical Sciences at UNC Charlotte is to enhance lifelong optimal health in diverse populations through scholarly research, teaching, and community engagement.


In fulfilling our mission, we envision a Department that promises:

  • An accessible, quality education that equips allied-health students with intellectual and professional skills and ethical principles.
  • Opportunities for classroom and experiential learning to enhance students’ personal and professional growth as critical thinkers.
  • A scholarly environment that values diversity, mutual respect, and integrity.
  • Excellence in research and outreach to the citizens of our region.