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Helping You Help Others

Penn State's College of Health and Human Development aspires to develop leaders that they may one day make a difference in their community, whether on a local, national, or global scale. Our programs are designed to help you learn about the management of people, businesses, or processes. Those skills can then used to help you help others. Whether it is a world-class resort experience, a sideline injury, or building community, our programs can help you gain the skills necessary to become a leader in your field.

Match your passion with a program that speaks to both your head and your heart.

Athletic Training

Become an athletic trainer by building an understanding of health sciences to promote optimum health and wellness.

Biobehavioral Health

 

Explore biological, behavioral, social/cultural, and environmental factors that influence health throughout life.

 

Communication Sciences and Disorders

 

Study with a national leader in training health care professionals in speech language pathology and audiology.

 

Health Policy and Administration

 

Prepare for a career or graduate study in health care, by taking courses in liberal arts, business, and health sciences.

 

Hospitality Management

 

Gain experience in managing hotels, restaurants, resorts, etc. by coupling general education with related hospitality management courses and work experience.

 

Human Development and Family Studies

 

Learn more about the development of individuals and families across the life span through an innovative and interdisciplinary program.

 

Kinesiology

 

Prepare for a profession involving physical activity, exercise, and the science of human movement and its relationship to human health.

 

Nutritional Sciences

 

Explore how to incorporate physiological and biochemical aspects of nutritional practices and their impact on physical well-being.

 

Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management

 

Impact individual and community health by studying social, psychological, and economic aspects of research and leisure.

 

Athletic Training

Become an athletic trainer by building an understanding of health sciences to promote optimum health and wellness.

Biobehavioral Health

Explore biological, behavioral, social/cultural, and environmental factors that influence health throughout life.

Communication Sciences and Disorders

Study with a national leader in training health care professionals in speech language pathology and audiology.

Health Policy and Administration

Prepare for a career or graduate study in health care, by taking courses in liberal arts, business, and health sciences.

Hospitality Management

Gain experience in managing hotels, restaurants, resorts, etc. by coupling general education with related hospitality management courses and over 1,000 hours of work experience.

Human Development and Family Studies

Learn more about the development of individuals and families across the life span through an innovative and interdisciplinary program.

Kinesiology

Prepare for a profession involving physical activity, exercise, and the science of human movement and its relationship to human health.

Nutritional Sciences

Explore how to incorporate physiological and biochemical aspects of nutritional practices and their impact on physical well-being.

Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management

Impact individual and community health by studying social, psychological, and economic aspects of research and leisure.

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