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Name: Dr. Scott Gorman
Email: sgorman@pittstate.edu
Phone: 620-235-4667

MS in HHPR Online

The Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation offers a Master of Science degree in a convenient online format. The degree is available to students from many different undergraduate backgrounds including education, business, and recreation. Within the program, students may select from three different emphases:

  • Human Performance and Wellness - Prepares students possessing education, health, exercise science, or similar degrees for careers in education, community, and private settings.
  • Sport & Leisure Service Management - Prepares students possessing recreation, education, business or similar degrees for management careers in sports, leisure, and education settings.
  • General Emphasis - Provides students the opportunity to develop a broad background in health, human performance, and recreation professions.

This program is designed to prepare students for careers in the field of sports, physical education, wellness and recreation. Students who choose the Human Performance and Wellness or the Sport and Leisure Service Management emphasis will be required to complete an internship as part of their degree program, gaining invaluable experience in the field of HHPR.

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Program Outline


Core Courses
  HHPR 801 Methods of Assessment in HHPR
  HHPR 806 Special Investigations
  HHPR 810 Found. of Human Performance & Wellness
  OR HHPR 820 Foundations of Rec. and Leisure
  HHPR 878 Social-Psychology of Sport and Rec.
  HHPR 891 Methods of Research
  HHPR 890 Research and Thesis (Thesis Option)

Human Performance and Wellness Emphasis
  HHPR 760 Tech. and Instrumentation in Human Perf.
  HHPR 863 Biomechanics
  HHPR 866 Advanced Exercise Physiology
  HHPR 895 Internship
  Electives (5 hours)

Sport and Leisure Service Management Emphasis
  HHPR 823 Fin. and Marketing in Sport/Leisure Services
  HHPR 825 Ldrship & Legal Issues in Sport/Leisure Serv.
  HHPR 826 Sport/Leisure Facility Dev. and Operation
  HHPR 895 Internship
  Electives (5 hours)

General Emphasis
  HHPR 823 Fin. and Marketing in Sport/Leisure Services
  HHPR 825 Ldrship & Legal Issues in Sport/Leisure Serv.
  HHPR 863 Biomechnics
  HHPR 866 Advanced Exercise Physiology
  Electives (5 hours)

Program Total ~ 32 Hours