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.
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.
Contact the Department of Health & Physical Education
Hull Building 100
1306 N El Paso Ave
Russellville, AR 72801
Phone: (479) 968-0344