a student exercises while weaing the VO2 maskHuman Performance Option

Through coursework, research, laboratory, and internship experiences, the Human Performance Option prepares students with a thorough understanding of human movement.

Students in this option are equally well-prepared for work in professional positions in medical, community, corporate, or school settings such as:

  • Strength Training Facilities
  • Rehabilitation Programs
  • Fitness Centers
  • Medical Sales

Or for graduate study in any of the diverse disciplines that deal with human movement including:

  • Athletic Training
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Kinesiology
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physician Assistant Programs

Coursework involves study in multiple disciplines emphasizing:

  • sound clinical insight and understanding,
  • research, laboratory work, and internships, and
  • a thorough understanding of human movement.

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Accurately assess, plan, supervise, and evaluate a person's health and human performance.
  2. Critically and ethically evaluate human movement and performance.
  3. Develop, implement and evaluate evidence-based interventions in health and fitness activities
  4. Correctly interpret, apply and conduct research in human movement and performance.
  5. Effectively communicate to diverse constituencies.



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Future Occupations

  • Medical Sales
  • Rehabilitation Programs
  • Fitness Centers
  • Strength and Training Facilities