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Department of Kinesiology & Health Sciences

Department of Kinesiology & Health Sciences

Rebecca Toland

Rebecca Toland


Dr. Rebecca Toland

Position: Assistant Professor
Office: Lumpkin Center 255
Phone: 706-507-8292


Ed.D. in Health Education, A. T. Still University

MSW in Clinical Social Work, Troy University 

M.A. in Public Administration, Columbus State University

B.S. in Health Science, Columbus State University

Courses Taught

HESC 4145     Working with Families

HESC 5107     Human Sexuality

HESC 5795     Seminar in Alcohol and Drug Abuse

HESC 3165     Working with the Aged

HESC 4795     Seminar in Health Science

Area of Expertise

Public health, Health education, Health delivery


Dr. Toland has over 12 years’ experience in academia and has educated and advised students enrolled in Public Health, Health Care Administration, and Health Science programs. Her areas of expertise are in disease prevention, mental health, and substance abuse. Additionally; Dr. Toland has over 17 years of practical experience working in the areas of public and community health while earning her degrees and teaching in higher education.


Dr. Toland earned her Doctorate of Health Education in 2012 from A.T. Still University located in Kirksville, Missouri with the focus of STD prevention in adolescence. She recently returned to school and received her Clinical Master of Social Work degree from Troy University, Troy, Alabama where she specialized in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in the veterans and active duty military populations. She has a personal connection to CSU as she has a BS in Heath Science and an MPA from the university. Her research interests include but are not limited to: mental health as a public health issue, substance and alcohol abuse, and sex health.