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Degree Programs

We offer a wide variety of programs to train you for a career helping individuals become active, healthy and free of injuries.


Health Promotion

Our health promotion program teaches you how to improve people’s health status and quality of life through positive lifestyle habits and healthy behaviors. Graduates go on to rewarding careers in a variety of health and wellness programs.

You can earn your BS or minor in health promotion, or you can make health promotion an emphasis for your Bachelor of Integrated Studies.

Health Promotion Programs

Exercise & Sport Science

Our exercise and sport science program teaches you skills and knowledge needed to maintain and enhance human performance. Career options include fitness instructor, health and nutrition educator and many other exciting options.

You can tailor your degree to fit your goals by choosing an emphasis in fitness professional or exercise science, or you can make exercise science an emphasis for your Bachelor of Integrated Studies.

Exercise & Sport Science Programs

Physical Education

Our physical education major provides you with an understanding of the scientific foundations of physical education and the skills you’ll need for a career as a teaching or non-teaching physical education professional.

You can earn your major or minor in physical education or physical education teaching. We also offer a physical education and coaching education teaching minor, along with a Bachelor of Integrated Studies emphasis in physical education.

Majors and non-majors can register for physical education activity classes.

Physical Education Programs

Outdoor & Community Recreation Education

Our outdoor and community recreation education program prepares you for careers in the recreation industry, including opportunities in public parks, community recreation facilities and outdoor adventure programs.

You can earn your BS with an emphasis in outdoor recreation administration or community recreation administration. We also offer a recreation minor and Bachelor of Integrated Studies emphasis in recreation.

Majors and non-majors can register for recreation activity classes.

OCRE Programs

Sport Coaching Education

No matter your game, our sport coaching education program can teach you skills to become a successful sports coach.

Along with a minor in sport coaching education, we offer a Bachelor of Integrated Studies emphasis in coaching sport, along with a dual minor in sport coaching and physical education teaching.

Sport Coaching Programs

Bachelor of Integrated Studies

The Department of Health Promotion and Human Performance offers five emphases in WSU’s Bachelor of Integrated Studies Program, which allows you to earn your bachelor’s degree in three academic areas.

BIS Programs