Our programs promote healthy lifestyles and prepare students in fields related to sport and health enhancement. Our majors and minors include:
The department focuses on programs in Applied Human and Sport Physiology, Exercise Science, Physical Education, and Sport Management and also offers a Coaching Endorsement and Graduate degrees. Our faculty is committed to excellence in teaching and incorporating scholarly activity within the learning environment.
Student research projects use scientific methodology to answer a salient research question and involve reviewing literature, developing a unique research question, designing a study to answer the research question, recruiting and scheduling subjects for the study, collecting and analyzing data, and submitting an abstract for peer-review as well as developing a research poster for presentation.
The Wellness program offers many services to WSC students, faculty, and staff and the community of Wayne. The goal of Wellness Program is to provide services to individuals who are seeking a healthy lifestyle through education, exercise, stress management, and nutrition. Senior exercise science students in the last semester of coursework serve as wellness advisors and fitness instructors.
Pre-Physical Therapy/Pre-Occupational Therapy Club
The Health, Human Performance and Sport Department annually recognizes outstanding students with "Major of the Year" awards.
Strength and Conditioning
The exercise science program at Wayne State College is recognized by the National Strength and Conditioning Association in the Education Recognition Program (ERP) for the field of strength and conditioning.