Human Performance and Sports Sciences
Thanks for visiting the Department of Human Performance and Sport Sciences (HPSS)!
HPSS is a leader at Winston-Salem State University. We provide courses in several critical content areas. We currently serve the WSSU community through our Health Education offering. Additionally, we offer undergraduates the chance to earn their bachelor of science in the following areas: Exercise Science, Motorsports Management, Physical Education, Rehabilitation Studies, Sport Management, and Therapeutic Recreation. Additionally, HPSS offers minors in coaching, recreation, and sports medicine. This is all in addition to all the general education courses the various departments and faculty within HPSS offer.
We strive to be leaders as faculty and staff members on campus, and believe that we produce some of the most productive student leaders as well. It is our goal to offer outstanding academic experiences, research experiences, and service experiences to all students whom enter our programs. It is our goal that all HPSS graduates are fully prepared for employment, or further educational opportunities following graduation.
Please feel free to browse our various program, and faculty websites. I encourage you to contact us at any time if we can provide more information or be of assistance in any way. Thanks for considering WSSU and the Department of Human Performance and Sport Sciences.
Michael J. McKenzie, Ph.D.
Chair, Human Performance and Sport Sciences