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Department of Health & Human Performance

Why Study Health & Human Performance at The College of Idaho?

The College of Idaho has a longstanding tradition and outstanding reputation for preparing students for successful careers in the health professions. The Department of Health and Human Performance offers students liberal arts-grounded preparation for a variety of careers in the areas of health promotion, wellness, nutrition, fitness, and traditional health professions. In all three majors, students work closely with College of Idaho professors, engaging in hands-on learning and laboratory research. Examples include working with cadavers in the Human A&P courses, classroom and research experiences in exercise physiology laboratory, internship opportunities, and off-campus study.

Career Opportunities for Health & Human Performance Majors and Minors

Graduates from the Department of Health and Human Performance will be prepared for graduate programs in health professions such as physical and occupational therapy, nursing, athletic training, and physician's assistant (PA) studies. Other opportunities include careers in teaching, coaching, nutrition, health promotion, exercise physiology, fitness, sport psychology, and motor development and learning.

About our Department

Meet our Faculty

Academic Advising for Health Professions Students

The Marie Osborn Story