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Pursuing a major in health and human performance provides students with the knowledge to pursue a career in medical field, training, teaching, and coaching as well as preparing students to pursue higher education degrees in Physical and Occupational Therapy, Athletic Training, and much more! The curriculum is centered on topics such as anatomy, sports psychology, kinesiology, exercise physiology and motor development.
The HHP major at UPIKE provides exciting opportunities for our students. The program combines classroom instruction with hands-on learning opportunities both in a laboratory and real-world settings. Upon completing the program, students should be prepared to sit for several certification exams, including certified strength and conditioning specialist, group fitness instructor and certified personal trainer, among others.
Pending SACSCOC approval
Students will be able to continue their passion for health and performance and transform passion into a career centered on wellness and fitness.
Physical Education Teachers and Coaches
Health Club Managers
Strength and Conditioning Coaches
Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Specialists
Visiting Assistant Professor of Health and Human Performance (606) firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: What percent of students complete the program within 4 years?
A: 98% [program started enrolling student fall 2022]
Q: What percent of graduates are working/in graduate school 1 year after graduation?
A: Data will not be reported for privacy reasons when the number of students completing the program is fewer than five during this period.
Q: What percent of graduates are employed in Kentucky 5 years after graduation?
Q: What salary can a graduate expect to earn in Kentucky 5 years after graduation?
Q: What is the median loan debt for students completing this program?
Q: What percent of a graduate’s monthly salary will be used to repay his/her loan?