The Department of Health & Human Performance at Northwestern State University prepares the next generation of global leaders in health science, kinesiology, and sport.
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
- apply knowledge in real world situations
- participate in innovative and collaborative learning environments