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The Department of Health, Physical Education and Sport Studies offers outstanding academic, research, and service experiences to all students who enter our programs. Our innovative programs prepare students to assume leading roles in society, industry, and the academy. The faculty and staff strive to lead, and we believe that we produce some of the most productive student leaders as well.

Mission Statement

The Department of Health, Physical Education and Sport Studies is comprised of four academic programs that emphasize a multidisciplinary and collaborative effort. Our mission is to produce successful professionals and leaders in the fields of physical education, sport management, and motorsports management. We accomplish this mission via a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service in a learner-centered environment enabling students to acquire understanding, knowledge, and skills necessary for establishing successful careers and becoming responsible citizens, critical thinkers and leaders who can solve problems in a complex global society.

Programs of Study

Physical Education

Motorsports Management

Sport Management

Coaching Minor


Recreation Minor


Sports Medicine Minor