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Health & Human Performance

do you love physical fitness but are not sure what career path to choose? our dedicated faculty will help you explore your many options – from sports psychology, to exercise sciencefitness management, and more. our talented professors are passionate about this field of study. from advising and assisting you with your classes, to serving as mentors in your graduate school or career pursuit, your professors are your allies from day one.

a textbook can give you the fundamentals behind how and why the body moves during certain exercises, but at olivet, you’ll see those principles come to life! your professors will encourage you to think critically while witnessing firsthand the mechanics behind human performance.

questions? reach out to our admissions team at 800-456-7189 or admissions@olivetcollege.edu.

exciting courses
  • anatomy
  • kinesiology
  • nutrition
  • sports philosophy
  • sports psychology
health and human performance professional organizations and clubs
  • phi epsilon kappa (honor society for physical education, health, recreation, dance, human performance, exercise science, sports medicine and sports management majors)
job opportunities and median salary potential within the field
  • athletic director – $55,505
  • athletic trainer – $49,280
  • coach – $45,080
  • event coordinator – $49,370
  • marketing manager- $50,087
  • physical therapist – $87,930

source: bureau of labor statistics, u.s. department of labor, occupational outlook handbook, bls.gov and indeed.com. some occupations may require advanced degrees.


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we foster student growth and not just academically. we seek to create dynamic individuals and encourage them to become the best version of themselves.

kaydee perry

associate professor of health and human performance