Welcome to the Department of Health & Physical Education

The Department of Health and Physical Education has a nationally accredited (National Association for Sport and Physical Education- NASPE) program that is a part of the College of Education professional preparation program curricula designed to serve students, faculty, and staff of Arkansas Tech University. The Department offers two undergraduate programs (HPE Teacher's Licensure and Wellness/Fitness) and, one graduate program, a Master of Science in Strength and Conditioning Studies.

Mission

The programs in the Department of Health and Physical Education are designed to empower students to become exemplary, continuously developing professionals who positively impact lives regionally and globally through Health, Fitness, and Education.

Vision

The goals and objectives are met by incorporating the purposeful use of technology and research-based teaching in applied settings to develop the premier health, fitness, and education practitioner.

 

Degrees and Programs

 

Bachelor of Science in Health & Physical Education

This program prepares students for lifelong growth in the physical, intellectual, cultural, emotional and social dimensions. 

 

Bachelor of Science in Health & Physical Education - Wellness Fitness

This program covers a variety of topics from personal physical fitness to health and nutrition.

Master of Science in
Strength & Conditioning

This program is designed to provide graduate level instruction in the theory and science of strength and conditioning. 

 


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Contact the Department of Health & Physical Education

Hull Building 100

1306 N El Paso Ave

Russellville, AR 72801

Phone: (479) 968-0344

Email: tlutz@atu.edu