The College of Health and Human Performance (HHP) offers a wide range of degrees, certificates, minors, and other credentials at the undergraduate and graduate levels. In each program, learners engage in transformative educational experiences that provide the tools needed to pursue advanced education and career paths in the areas of health, human performance, and human services.
HHP is a community of scholars that use multidisciplinary perspectives and diverse career paths to present dynamic opportunities for you. Our faculty, trainees, and staff possess degrees, expertise, and industry experience in fields that include: public health, education, law, social work, counseling, architecture, merchandising, business, nursing, and human services. Our curriculum emphasizes hands-on learning that fosters your intellectual curiosity and development of technical and enduring skills that make you a marketable practitioner. Professional advisors, that have advanced degrees in HHP fields, are also dedicated to your holistic development. #TheHHPExperience translates to student success in professional fields such as healthcare, therapy, child and family services, preventative care, sport, fitness, and military leadership, environment, design, and social work.
Through centers, laboratories, and thematic programming you will have opportunities to work in teams that conduct innovative and community-engaged research and outreach. Multiple student organizations allow you to get lead, follow, and establish networks, while also contributing meaning service to the campus community and beyond. Study abroad trips are available and invaluable to discover new places and cultures, and how your field of study comes to life in them. Through fieldwork that culminates in internships, you’ll gain practical, real-world experience to help reach your goals and pursue your passions.
In addition to having the support of the team members mentioned above, you’ll gain access to a thriving alumni network. HHP alumni give of their time, talent, and treasure to provide everything from career advice to scholarships. The spirit of “Pirates Supporting Pirates” is alive and well in our college.