Department of Health,
Physical Education and Recreation

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The Department of HPER provides students with a variety of curricular experiences to help meet the needs of this dynamic and exciting profession. The goal of the HPER Department is to prepare students, using a variety of learning opportunities, to attain a professional position upon graduation.

Students can attain teaching certification in Physical Education and Health Education. In addition, students interested in the coaching profession will be able to earn a Supplemental Coaching Endorsement.

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For students selecting the Sport and Recreation Management degree, education and training in three option areas are available. The Human Performance, Outdoor Adventure Recreation and Sport Leadership curriculum offers students the opportunity to prepare for a variety of employment opportunities.

The Department of HPER provides additional experiences through involvement in the HPER Majors Club, which enhances the academic curriculum through field experiences, professional conventions and professional internship experiences.