Health & Human Performance

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Welcome!

VISION

The Department of Health & Human Performance at Northwestern State University prepares the next generation of global leaders in health science, kinesiology, and sport.

MISSION 

The Department of Health & Human Performance’s academic programs provide a foundation for our students to leave Northwestern State University as innovative, contemporary leaders prepared for a variety of career opportunities in health, kinesiology, and sport. Our faculty provide a collaborative, supportive learning environment in which students discover, explore, and practice the knowledge, movement, and values that will help ensure a healthy, productive lifestyle and successful career.

Students are part of a program where they:

  • work with practitioners in the field to gain professional experience
  • conduct research to solve current problems related to health, kinesiology, and sport

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  • apply knowledge in real world situations
  • participate in innovative and collaborative learning environments

Current Students

Undergraduate Students

If your last name begins with:

A-Z: Dr. Jaehun Jung 318-357-5133

If your last name begins with:

A-Z: Dr. Jackie Calhoun, 318-357-5199

If your last name begins with:

A-Z: Cindy Davis, 318-357-5103

Graduate Students

If your last name begins with:

A-Z: Dr. Michael Moulton, 318-357-5142

If your last name begins with:

A-Z: Dr. Tara Tietjen-Smith, 318-357-5126

Qualifications:

-Major; Plan on attending Physical Therapy School

-Minimum 3.0 GPA

-Senior

Length of Scholarship: 1 semester (Spring)

Scholarship Amount: $250

Application Deadline:April 1, spring semester

Qualifications:

-Junior or Senior

-Minimum 2.5 GPA

-Health & Physical Education Major or Health & Exercise Science Major

Length of Scholarship: 1 Year

Scholarship Amount: $1,500 per semester ($3,000 per year)

Application Deadline: April 1, spring semester

Qualifications:

-Health & Physical Education Major

-Minimum 2.5 GPA

-Student seeking teacher certification and aspiring to be a coach

Length of Scholarship: 1 Year

Scholarship Amount: $500 per semester

Application Deadline: April 1, spring semester

Step-By-Step Process:

  1. Must comply with all requirements set by the Graduate School as well as the HHP Department.
  2. Once accepted, fill out the Application for Graduate Assistantship. APPLICATION FOR GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIP
  3. Continually check the Graduate Assistantship Status Roster for updates. GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIP STATUS ROSTER

For more information, visit: OFFICE OF GRADUATE STUDIES or contact Dr. Michael Moulton at 318-357-5142 or by email.

Contact Us

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Health & Human Performance
108 HHP Majors Building
170 Tarlton Drive
Phone: (318) 357-5126
Fax: (318) 357-5904
tietjensmitht@nsula.edu

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