Welcome

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Our approximately 400 students plus our 13 full-time faculty and 4 half-time faculty want to thank you for visiting our website.  We will be very pleased to address your health and fitness educational questions.  Whether you are a potential student, parent, alumnus, colleague or supporter, our goal is to provide the best possible educational experience to promote lifetime fitness, wellness, physical activity, and conduct meaningful research to promote health and active lifestyle principles.  We hope you find this website convenient and informative.

We include five degree programs:  B.S. in Community Health, B.S. in Kinesiology Teacher Education, B.S. in Exercise Science and Fitness Management, Master in Public Health, and M.S. in Kinesiology.  Our programs are designed to produce effective leaders and managers in specific professional health and kinesiology fields.  We offer a positive and challenging environment utilizing appropriate theory, practice, research and service.  We apply multi-disciplinary, global, and collaborative knowledge and skills to meet the individual, educational and community needs of our constituents. 

We have an impressive Human Performance Laboratory capable of assessing all types of physical fitness and health related parameters.  We are excited about our evolving Metabolic Research focus and related field of studies.  We believe learning should be a practical, hands-on approach in diverse environments.  Our field experience opportunities are unlimited as we have developed partnerships with 43 school districts and community health and wellness entities.

Please give us a call, send us a message or come by for a visit.  We are proud of our department and we are ready to serve you.  Thank you again for your interest.