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 prepare students for lifelong growth in the physical, intellectual, cultural, emotional, and social dimensions. These goals and objectives are met through the qualified faculty's presentation of research-based information, utilizing the latest technology.