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What is Health and Human Development?

Diverse fields of study that share one
common goal: enriching the lives of others.

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Athletic Training

As a certified athletic trainer, you can work in a variety of settings, such as with professional and collegiate sports or in a rehabilitation center, where you provide health care for both athletes and non-athletes alike.

Biobehavioral Health

The Biobehavioral Health program helps connect health to people’s lives. As a professional, you can work in a number of settings, including in the medical field, public health, private industry, and community health promotion.

Communication Sciences and Disorders

The Communication Sciences and Disorders program is designed to prepare you to be a speech-language pathologist or audiologist. You can work in many different areas helping others with disorders and delays, such as fluency and stuttering, hearing problems, oral motor issues, or swallowing.

Health Policy and Administration

The Health Policy and Administration program is designed to help you understand all aspects of health care. You can work in the health care industry, for private companies, or as a part of the government.

Hospitality Management

The Hospitality Management program is designed to help you become a leader within the hospitality industry. Your career may include running a restaurant, managing a resort, or overseeing food sales.

Human Development and Family Studies

The Human Developmnent and Family Studies program is for those who want to help others. You may work as a social worker, a counselor, an human resources professional, or in the education field.


The Kinesiology program is about the human body and the study of physical activity in the context of human health and well-being. You may work as a physical therapist, a fitness coach, or in the medical field as a nurse or doctor.

Nutritional Sciences

The Nutritional Sciences program allows you to explore how to incorporate physiological and biochemical aspects of nutritional practices and their impact health and wellness. Your career may include work in the food industry, the medical field or as a registered dietician nutritionist.

Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management

The Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management program in focused on leisure and recreation in relation to people and the environment. You can work in a variety of settings, including travel and tourism, event planning, outdoor recreation, and the golf industry.