Human Performance Management

Mission Statement

The Human Performance Management (HPM) major is a flexible and interdisciplinary program of studies within the Department of Health Promotion and Human Performance which prepares undergraduate students to develop, implement and manage fitness, nutrition, leisure, and sport programs. The HPM educational program provides students with knowledge and develops skills in applied science emphasizing human and resource management, general administration, measurement and evaluation, as well as specific professional preparation in human performance careers. Demand for well trained individuals in the recreation, sport, and wellness industries continues to create opportunities for management careers in college and professional organizations, corporate wellness programs, fitness and sport clubs, resort and tourism agencies, a variety of municipal and outdoor service programs, sporting good industry, and sport information outlets.