Health and Human Performance Major

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The growing health and fitness industry is creating new careers and avenues. Employment opportunities in fitness, health care and health related industries are projected to increase 25-30% over the next decade, with more than 3 out of 10 new jobs created in health care. This employment growth will be driven by an aging population and longer life expectancy. Our program allows you to explore your interest in the field while preparing you the next generation of careers. 

Exercise Science

This concentration will prepare you for careers such as:

  • Personal training
  • Cardiac rehabilitation
  • Strength coaching
  • Exercise science
  • Sports science
  • Community health
  • Nutrition
  • Coaching

Health and Physical Education

This concentration prepares you for professional multi-age teaching licensureship in Health and Physical Education.