The HHP Experience

The HHP Experience

Be A Game-Changer

Are you ready to unlock your potential and embark on a transformative educational journey? Look no further than ECU’s College of Health and Human Performance (HHP), where endless opportunities await you. Here are some reasons why studying in our college can be a game-changer for your future, so don’t miss out on the chance to achieve greatness. Take the first step toward a brighter future by choosing ECU’s College of Health and Human Performance!

Academic Programs

ECU's College of HHP offers a wide variety of programs and majors, including exercise science, health education, recreational therapy, and more. We can almost guarantee that you will find a program that aligns with your interests and career goals.

HHP Academic Programs

Strong Career Prospects

HHP’s programs have a strong track record of producing successful graduates. The practical skills, knowledge, and professional network you gain from studying at ECU can greatly enhance your career prospects and open doors to a range of exciting opportunities.

HHP is a Leader in Experiential Learning

By engaging in hands-on experiences and reflection, our students are better able to connect theories and knowledge learned in the classroom to real-world situations, which makes you more competitive for the job market.

Questions About Experiential Learning

Study Abroad

ECU promotes global learning and offers study abroad programs that allow HHP students to explore different cultures, gain international perspectives, and broaden their horizons. Studying abroad can be a transformative experience both personally and academically. As an added bonus, if you’re an out-of-state student, study abroad is one way to lower your tuition costs. Click here to learn about upcoming opportunities.

State-of-the-Art Facilities

ECU has invested in modern facilities and equipment to enhance the learning experience for students in HHP. From well-equipped labs to advanced technology, you will have access to resources that promote hands-on learning and skill development.

Our Labs, Centers and Clinics

Research Opportunities

ECU is committed to research and innovation, and HHP students have the opportunity to engage in cutting-edge research projects. These experiences can provide valuable insights and enhance your understanding of your chosen field.

Community Engagement

ECU’s motto is servire, which is latin for ‘to serve.’ Most often, in HHP, service comes in the form of community engagement, and HHP encourages students to actively participate in service-learning projects, internships, and community-based initiatives. These experiences not only enhance your practical skills, but it also makes a positive impact in the community.

Learn More About Engagement at ECU

Strong Professional and Alumni Network

Through ECU’s extensive alumni network and partnerships with industry professionals, you will have ample opportunities to connect with potential mentors, internships, and job opportunities. Networking events and career fairs are regularly organized to facilitate these connections.

Supportive Learning Environment

ECU is known for its welcoming and inclusive campus environment. HHP provides ample support services, including academic advising, tutoring, career counseling, and wellness programs, to help students thrive academically and personally utilizing a “Holistic Approach.”


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