Health, Physical Education and Recreation Department

The Program

The mission of the Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation is to enhance individual and community knowledge of optimal health, physical skill development and leisure pursuits through active and experiential learning that encourages enduring healthy lifestyles.

The Faculty

The mission of our faculty is to promote academic excellence and to celebrate scholarly achievement. Our goals are to produce intellectually well-rounded graduates through rigorous and relevant programs and to cultivate a climate of academic, personal and professional integrity by holding ourselves and each other to the highest ethical standards in all we say and do. 
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The Results

Our graduates form a diverse and successful group of Health, Physical Education and Recreation scholars. Many of whom have gone on to become graduate students and leaders in their respective fields. 

HPER Course Descriptions
HPER Scholarships and Awards
HPER Minors, Endorsements and Certifications


HPER Department
1192 M.H. Russell Drive
HSU Box 7552
Arkadelphia, AR 71999-0001
Phone: 870-230-5159