Undergraduate Degree Programs

Ambition Statement:

The Department of Health Education and Promotion aims to improve the health and wellbeing of individuals, communities, populations, and the environment through excellence in teaching, research, and service.

Teaching Intention:

To prepare highly qualified health professionals to succeed in a dynamic global workforce.

This will be accomplished by fostering development of:

  • Knowledge through critical thinking and innovation
  • Lifelong, independent, active learning
  • Effective communication across diverse populations
  • Professional ethical practices

Research Intention:

To achieve excellence in scientific inquiry to positively impact health and our environment.

This will be accomplished by:

  • Participating in and enhancing scientific discovery through utilization of novel and appropriate methodologies, research designs, and statistical analyses.
  • Communicating and applying scientific knowledge to targeted populations.
  • Creating positive change to improve health through assessment of interventions and outcomes.

Service Intention:

To engage in work that benefits the university, community, and profession.

This will be accomplished by:

  • Providing leadership that facilitates community engagement;
  • Contributing to the advancement of the institution and the profession;
  • Building relationships that foster collaboration and growth opportunities
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The Department of Kinesiology is a member of the American Kinesiology Association.


Study Abroad With KINE

National Academy of Kinesiology Top Ten

The Ph.D. program in Bioenergetics and Exercise Science has been ranked as a Top 10 program in the country by an independent company (Academic Analytics) and by the National Academy of Kinesiology that benchmark academic and research excellence.