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Mission Statement

The College of Behavioral and Health Sciences is committed to academic endeavors and community outreach based on empirical research and evidence-based practice that is designed to educate students and the community about the human condition and ways to improve it.

Austin Peay State University’s College of Behavioral and Health Science is committed to recruiting, supporting, and empowering a diverse faculty, staff, and student body with a safe, welcoming, and equitable environment for all. This extends to all cultures, ages, races, ethnicities, sexual orientations, gender identities, socioeconomic statuses, religions, physical or mental abilities, and political affiliations, as well as first-generation and military-affiliated students.  As a college, we place value on the examination of inequalities and seek actionable solutions. We engage and respect diverse experiences through our academic departments and their programmatic activities.