Health and Human Performance
You like to challenge your body as well as your mind and spirit. You can do that — and go on to rewarding careers in physical education, human performance and exercise science fields — through the Health and Human Performance department at Palm Beach Atlantic University, Florida’s top Christian college. Recent changes in state regulations have created more job opportunities for physical education in elementary and middle schools. And, PBA's physical education program is the only certified program of its kind offered in South Florida.
At PBA, you’ll:
The Greene Complex provides outstanding facilities for your education. It includes an exercise lab, fitness center, basketball and racquetball courts and an indoor track and dance studio. You’ll also benefit from the facilities of the Rinker Athletic Center.
You’ll learn from a professor who has received top awards for teaching, a professor who is a practicing physical therapist and a professor who specializes in exercise science.
Future Career Opportunities
With these majors you can prepare for the following careers:
Speaking of PBA...
“America is facing an obesity epidemic. Three out of every 10 children are overweight or obese. It has never been a better time to work in Health and Human Performance. At PBA, we offer a small family atmosphere and our programs prepare students to meet the needs of our changing society."
--Denise Breitkreuz, assistant professor, physical education; coordinator of the physical education program