The Department of Health & Human Performance exists to educate and train students, conduct and translate research, and provide
service in the areas of physical activity, preventive and rehabilitative exercise,
nutrition, and health promotion. These activities engage the university and the community
for the purpose of enhancing health, performance, and quality of life among all people.
If these ideals pique your interest, please take a closer look at one of our undergraduate
or graduate* programs.
*UTC Receives Approval for New MPH Program
In November, the Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) approved a new Master’s in Public Health (MPH) program that will be offered by the Department of Health & Human Performance in
the fall of 2018. The MPH program will be developed with a specific emphasis on chronic
disease prevention and control and will begin enrolling students in January for the
2018 fall semester contingent on final approval from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). To learn more about the MPH program and receive updates, please complete this student interest form.