Welcome to the Department of Human Sciences!

We are so glad that you are interested in our Department of Human Sciences! We offer a broad range of degrees for students with diverse interests and skillsets. All program areas focus on individuals, families, and communities through a hands-on learning experience. We are dedicated to quality teaching through application-based instruction that provides professional experience while creating a sense of community among our students. Please join our Human Sciences family at MTSU where faculty are easily accessible and are here to help mentor you along your career path! 

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MTSU Human Sciences Department Mission 

The mission of the Human Sciences Department is to provide educational programs that are integrative and focus on reciprocal relations among individuals, families, and their near environments toward improvement of the quality of life across the lifespan. The programs are designed to prepare graduates for careers in a dynamic and diverse world community. Furthermore, the mission of the department is to provide public service and to utilize or conduct research and/or creative endeavors related to the programs. The departmental mission supports the missions of the College of Behavioral and Health Sciences and the University of assisting students to become educated individuals who are reflective decision-makers.  

MTSU Human Sciences Department Goals 

  1. Prepare a diverse student body for careers in their field of study within Human Sciences 
  2. Utilize partnerships to support student engagement in the academic and service communities 
  3. Support faculty development and research/creative endeavors 

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Mailing Address

Department of Human Sciences
Middle Tennessee State University
Box 86
1301 East Main Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Main Office

Ellington Human Sciences 100
Department Chair: Dr. Gina Pisut
Telephone: (615) 898-2884
Fax: (615) 898-5130
Office Hours: 8:00-4:30

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