Department of Human Sciences
The Department of Human Sciences is advancing human experiences through several multidisciplinary programs designed so you can shape social behaviors and improve health, wellness and consumer experiences for individuals and communities.
Degrees and Programs
A staple of health, wellness and research at Ohio State, the Faculty and Staff Fitness Program offers Ohio State employees exercise programs prescribed based on stress testing and evaluation of cardiovascular fitness, strength and body fat.
An educational, scholarly and artistic resource for The Ohio State University as well as the Columbus-area fashion industry, established in the 1940s as a teaching tool.
A fully equipped laboratory providing physical fitness services to the Central Ohio community and heavily used for teaching and research.
A teaching clinic providing therapy to couples, individuals, children and adolescents examining relational strengths and concerns as well as individual strengths and concerns.
Foods to lessen No. 1 cancer treatment side effect: fatigue
Nearby food stores affect results after weight-loss surgery
Dean’s ‘Big Idea II’ Research Grants awarded to four faculty
Department and Program Chairs
Department Diversity Statement
We acknowledge that power differentials in our society, our university, and our department shape experiences and opportunities differently for people with diverse social identities.
Our goal is to create a community that is inclusive of diverse social identities, perspectives, and experiences, where all members of the DHS community are empowered to conduct impactful and fulfilling work promoting equity and justice in the human experience.
We commit to creating an inclusive, safe, and just space by actively addressing racial and social injustice internally and externally, developing cultural humility, and remaining continuously accountable to our values and mission
An exclusive exercise facility and program available to all OSU employees and their spouses or domestic partners