Health & Human Performance

College of Health Sciences

WELCOME TO THE Health and Human Performance Department AT DIXIE STATE UNIVERSITY!

The Health and Human Performance Department accomplishes its mission through academic programs in Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Recreation and Sport Management, and Population Health, all of which focus on active learning by utilizing innovative practices and community engagement.

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DEGREES OFFERED

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Courses

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Master of Athletic Training


Offers an opportunity to become a licensed certified Athletic Trainer by preparing students to pass the Board Certification Exam for Athletic Training.
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Exercise Science program


Offers opportunities to learn innovative scientific techniques to evaluate and improve human performance.
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Recreation and Sport Management program


Provides opportunities to design and manage meaningful experiences to improve quality of life.
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Population Health program


Allows students to focus on public health promotion, health-care administration and long term care administration.
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Mission

The Department of Health and Human Performance is committed to enhancing the well-being and performance of individuals, organizations, and populations by preparing graduates with the skills and knowledge to be competent professionals in the health, fitness, sport and recreation related industries.

 

The activity program boasts a variety of course offerings ranging from outdoor adventure pursuits to traditional fitness and sport skill classes that allow students to engage in healthy living.
Aligning with the Dixie State University values, the Department of Health and Human Performance faculty are committed to academic excellence, inclusion, and service leadership in preparing graduates to succeed in life and professional career paths or advance study in related disciplines.

ACTIVE LEARNING. ACTIVE LIFE...


starts with an active lifestyle. The Department of Health and Human Performance offers a wide variety of activity classes available to all registered DSU students.

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Contact

Susan Hart, Ph.D.

HHP Department Chair

Email: shart@dixie.edu

Phone: 435-879-4621

Patty Burton

HHP Administrative Assistant

Email: patty.burton@dixie.edu

Phone: 435-652-7980

Office: HPC 347

Eric Belair

Academic Advisor

Email: Eric.Belair@dixie.edu

Phone: 435-879-4224