Department Head: Mike Soileau
The Department of Health and Human Performance purpose is threefold:
- Prepare teachers and coaches in the areas of health, physical, safety, driver, and recreation education.
- Promote proper health habits and physical fitness of University students.
- Provide and promote leadership in activities related to the profession.
CurriculaHealth and Human Performance, General leads to a Bachelor of Science degree in one of three concentrations: Exercise Science (Pre-Physical and Occupational Therapy), Sports Medicine, and Sport and Wellness Management. Health and Physical Education prepares students to become certified teachers K-12.
The Department of Health and Human Performance offers a major in Health and Human Performance leading to the Master of Science degree. Concentrations are available in Exercise Physiology, Health Promotion, and Nutrition and Wellness.
In addition to the general requirements for admission to Graduate School, applicants for admission to the Master of Science in Health and Human Performance must meet the following requirements:
- An undergraduate major or minor in health and human performance or related field of study.
- Three hours each of exercise physiology and tests and measures.