Department of Health, Physical Education and Exercise Science
The Department of Health, Physical Education and Exercise Science offers undergraduate
and graduate programs that prepare students for a variety of careers related to health,
education, or exercise science or for professional graduate programs in physical therapy,
occupational therapy, physician's assistant and related areas. Programs provide strong
academic work and an abundance of practical experience in school, exercise, and clinical
settings. The department also houses the Wellness Program, which provides the course
work to meet the three-credit wellness/physical activity requirement for students
in all programs of study.
The Health and Physical Education programs are approved by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission and accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (now Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation).