About the academics: Kinesiology & Public Health Education
The University of North Dakota's Physical Education, Exercise Science, & Wellness program has been restructured, and is now the Department of Kinesiology & Public Health Education (KPHE). The Department strives to educate and promote lifestyle behaviors that facilitate comprehensive health and wellness, while minimizing risk behaviors and factors that adversely impact health and wellness.
UND's Kinesiology & Public Health Education Program, offered through the College of Education & Human Development, has two options that students can choose as majors:
- Public Health Education
Minor options within the Department include:
- Athletic Coaching
- Health Education
At UND, students in the program will have access to many athletic facilities in the Hyslop Sports Center complex, including:
- physiology lab
- swimming pool
- fitness center
- classroom and computer labs
As a whole, UND offers an environment focused on health and wellness, and was voted the 3rd Healthiest College in 2012 by Greatist.com, a website which promotes fitness, happiness, and all things healthful.
If a student is interested in pursuing a career in athletic coaching, teaching physical education, health services administration, corporate and worksite wellness programs, exercise psychology, or other related fields, UND is a great place to begin fulfilling that goal!
UND also offers an array of complimentary areas of study, such as:
- 7 different foreign languages
- Nutrition and Dietetics
- plus, hundreds more!
Refer to UND Department of Kinesiology & Public Health Education for more information.