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Department of Health, Wellness and Human Performance
201 Laughlin Health Building
Morehead, KY 40351
Phone: 606-783-2180
Fax: 606-783-5058


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If you are interested in helping others improve their health and overall quality of life, the Department of Health, Wellness and Human Performance (HWHP) provides a variety of degree programs to help you pursue a career you are passionate about.

Bachelor Degree Programs

  • Exercise Science
  • Health and Physical Education P-12
  • Health Promotion

Associate Degree Programs

  • Respiratory Care Therapy

Graduate Degree Programs

The Wellness Promotion master’s degree is offered completely online. This graduate degree will prepare you to work in a number of in-demand careers, including:

  • Corporate/Clinical Wellness Coordinators
  • Prevention Specialist
  • Community Health Educator
  • Exercise Prescription Specialist

Study with experienced Faculty

As you earn your degree at MSU, you’ll have the chance to study with experienced, knowledgeable faculty members committed to helping you succeed academically, while preparing you for future success in the professional arena. Our faculty members are not only committed to students, but the community as a whole, with many serving as leaders in local and national health, physical education and exercise sciences organizations.

You’ll do more than sit in a classroom in our programs; you’ll get hands-on learning and research opportunities in the department’s activity space and exercise science lab.

A degree from our department will prepare you for a wide array of exciting careers, including:

  • Sports Medicine
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Health and Physical Education Teacher
  • Personal Training
  • Health Educator
  • Wellness Coordinator
  • Prevention Specialist
  • Respiratory Therapist

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Schedule a campus visit, where you can tour our facilities, meet faculty members and current students, sit in on classes and more. 

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