HEALTH
SCHOOL HEALTH
COMMUNITY HEALTH

LEISURE STUDIES
URBAN RECREATION

 

A PREMIER PROGRAM AT A PREMIER UNIVERSITY

The Department of Health, Human Performance and Leisure Studies at Howard University is focused on preparing highly skilled, well-educated professionals who can choose from a variety of career options, ranging from medical school to corporate management to teaching. In conjunction with the Howard University College of Arts and Sciences, the Department provides an inter-disciplinary approach to school/community health, physical/teacher education, exercise physiology, sports management, urban recreation, and sports medicine.

Surrounded by the proud tradition of Howard University and the University's nurturing learning community, the Department offers a student-centered, learning-focused atmosphere where challenges are norm and where learning and achievement are prized. Its programs are an ideal destination for many students who need and enjoy outstanding support and leadership while pursuing intellectual and professional achievement through teaching and helping people attain healthy, happier lives in the 21st century. A nurturing and inspired faculty, energized and inspired students, and a goal-oriented educational environment are the touchstones of this Department. That is why it continues to attract some of the best and brightest students from across the country and the world.

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