The Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation1216 Ordean Court
110 Sports and Health Center
Duluth, MN 55812
Phone: (218) 726–7120
Fax: (218) 726–6243
Associate Department Head
Department of Health, Physical Education and
107 Sports and Health Center
The Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation
The Department of Health, Physical Education Recreation employs 22 full-time faculty members with teaching and research interests in athletic training, exercise science, public health education and promotion, physical education, and environmental and outdoor education. The curriculums of the degree programs reflect the accreditation standards of the various disciplines. Students graduate from these degree programs with a Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.) degree. There are currently over 500 majors enrolled in the degree programs offered by the department. The students in the programs come from Minnesota and Wisconsin and across the Midwest.
The mission of the department is to study human movement, health, and the environment as well as how these areas of study impact each other. We prepare students to succeed as professionals in our recognized major areas. These majors are content rich, laboratory supported and field based, resulting in high quality, professionally associated, accredited, and solution-focused curricula. Faculty accomplish the mission of the department through effectiveness in teaching, productivity in research or other creative activity, and contributions in service.