Department of Health, wellness and human performance
ABOUT OUR DEPARTMENT
The Department of Health, Wellness and Human Performance (HWHP) is housed in the School of Health Sciences, located in the College of Science and Technology. There are over 250 majors enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs. The department offers a computer lab within the building, activity space, an exercise science lab, and access to a new state of the art wellness and recreation center for academic projects and resources.
ABOUT OUR FACULTY
The HWHP faculty are committed to the ideals of wellness, the quality of our programs, and the success of our students. Program faculty hold credentials in their disciplines and have vast experience in corporate and/or academic settings. HWHP faculty members procure both internal and external grants, write and present research in state, national and international venues, and serve as leaders in local and national health, physical education, and exercise science associations. Our faculty's primary focus, however, is excellence in teaching and career preparation.
ABOUT OUR PROGRAMS
The Department offers both undergraduate and graduate programs in Health, Wellness and Human Performance. Our degrees prepare students to improve the health and wellness of students, clients, patients and community members. Our undergraduate programs include Health Promotion, Exercise Science, and certification options for Health and/or Physical Education P-12. We also offer an Associate of Arts degree in Respiratory Care Therapy. Beginning in Fall, 2011 we offer a Wellness Promotion graduate program, which is delivered fully online. Please use the menu on your left to navigate to detailed information on each of our programs.