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The Department of Health and 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.


two students slice avocado in dietetics kitchen lab


Future Education Model 
female student lifts weights with hhp student assisting

Exercise Science

student fits bike helmet on middle school student at local school

Health and Physical Education

hhp students build ropes course

Sport, Outdoor Recreation and Tourism Management

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Athletic Training

Public Health Photo

Master of Public Health


three students pose for photo and health fair


professor conducts brainwave study at local school

HHP Faculty

two hhp students demonstrate adaptive fitness at local organization

HHP Alumni