For the fall semester, the KHSS Department office will be open Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. If you need assistance, please contact the office at 724-357-2771. If an appointment is necessary, it will be scheduled during your call. If you need assistance from one of our faculty, contact them at their email address, located on the Faculty and Staff page.

We wish you the best with your studies in the fall semester.

The Kinesiology, Health, and Sport Science 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.

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 sites.

Pennsylvania Sports Business Conference

The annual Pennsylvania Sports Business Conference at Indiana University of Pennsylvania will be held on April 22, 2022.

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.

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Health and Physical Education Program Partners with BC3 to Develop a 2+2 Pathway

IUP’s Health and Physical Education Program recently developed a partnership with Butler County Community College (BC3) in developing a 2+2 pathway for students interested in earning teacher certification.

Health and Physical Education Program Holds Successful Act 48 In-Service Conference for Teachers

The Health and Physical Education Program held an all-day conference for certified teachers from around western Pennsylvania. The training included sessions on adapted physical education, sex education, addictive substances, school wellness, and outdoor education pursuits.

Health and Physical Education Student Receives State Outstanding Future Professional Award

Torri Ashbaugh, a senior undergraduate student in the Health and Physical Education Teacher Education program, was recognized as the 2023 recipient of the Outstanding Future Professional Award.

Collaboration Between Kinesiology, Health, and Sport Science and Food and Nutrition Departments to Help Local Indiana County Firefighters

Leslie Stenger and Stephanie Taylor-Davis were awarded an IUP Strategic Plan Mini-Grant for the IUP F3 (FireFighter Fit) Program to provide fitness and nutritional opportunities to the volunteer firefighters in Indiana County by teaming with the Indiana Fire Association.