Jun 03, 2023  
University Catalog 2023-2024 
University Catalog 2023-2024

Rongxiang Xu College of Health and Human Services

Office of the Dean

Fine Arts 130
Phone: (323) 343-4600    FAX: (323) 343-5598


Dean: Ronald E. Vogel
(323) 343-4739

Associate Dean: Tony Sinay
(323) 343-4737

Associate Dean: Veena Prabhu
(323) 343-4606

Resource Manager: Tara Herman
(323) 343-5613


The College of Health and Human Services is committed to educating and preparing human services professionals to become innovative practitioners and leaders. The College promotes the integration of teaching, research, policy, and public service in an interdisciplinary context. Knowledge, skill, and caring provide the foundation for educating a diverse workforce of the future that effectively serves multicultural urban communities from a local and global perspective. The College strives to be student-centered, faculty and staff-focused, and community-minded.

The academic units within the College are:

Academic programs that are available in these departments and schools include audiology, child development, public health, urban community health, health policy, criminal justice, criminalistics, dietetics, exercise science, family studies, food science and technology, kinesiology, nursing (including advanced practice), nutritional science, physical education, social work, and speech-language pathology. (view Program Indices, Directories, and Rosters 

The College is also home to the Applied Gerontology Institute, which focuses on aging issues and reaches out to multiethnic and multicultural populations within the Greater Los Angeles community, and The California Forensic Science Institute (CFSI) at California State University, Los Angeles is committed to advancing the forensic sciences through a multidisciplinary program that focuses on research development, professional training, student support, and community engagement. We are dedicated to upholding the highest professional, scientific, and academic standards in our service to the University, forensic science profession, and justice community. The College also has a Child Abuse and Family Violence Institute and offers a Undergraduate Certificate in Youth Agency Administration  program. In addition to the College-based certificate programs, academic programs within the College offer certificates in areas such as food safety, food science, law enforcement leadership, nurse practitioner specialties, parent educators, and sports nutrition.