Master's Degree

Tech Fit

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.


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.


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.