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Department of Health and Physical Education

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The Health and Physical Education Department is a diverse and interdisciplinary department that offers multiple nationally accredited programs of study designed to promote lifetime health, fitness, and physical activity across the lifespan.

The Bachelor of Science degree in Health and Physical Education leads to:

The Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training prepares students for national certification in:

The Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education and Sport offers academic programs in:

Curriculum requirements are specific to each program of study and include opportunities for student-centered learning and “hands-on” practical experiences. Students learn and apply their skills using up-to-date technology in the classroom and clinical settings. Classes are taught by outstanding faculty members who are active in research and service to their academic disciplines and who are committed to student professional development.

Graduates are prepared to assume leadership roles in a variety of occupational settings, including educational, corporate, medical, and community. Additionally, the department offers two masters programs:

Hawks Talk

Meet Health and Physical Education student Brittany Meyer and graduate student Kayla Rorabaugh in these video interviews.

Sports Medicine Update Conference
The 2013 conference will be held November 9–10 at Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex.
Sports Business Conference
The annual Sports Business Conference at Indiana University of Pennsylvania will be held April 12, 2014.
10,000 Step Challenge Document icon
The James G. Mill Fitness Center will host this challenge during the beginning of the Spring 2013 semester. Register now! (pdf)
Sport Management Majors Club
This club focuses on creating and stimulating an atmosphere of concern for progress in the sport management field.
Programs of Study
IUP’s Health and Physical Education Department offers several undergraduate and graduate programs.
IUP and Community Programs
The Department of Health and Human Services offers several programs for IUP students, faculty, and staff and for members of the Indiana area community,
  • Health and Physical Education Department
  • Zink Hall, Room 225
    1190 Maple Street
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2771
  • Fax: 724-357-3777
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.