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Department of Health, Sport, and Physical Education

The Department of Health, Sport & Physical Education provides a broad range of wellness instruction for undergraduate and graduate students.

From a personal health class and physical-activity courses available to all undergraduates, to training at the bachelor’s and master’s degree levels to prepare you to educate others on topics of physical fitness. The department offers the only programs on our campus specifically designed to prepare future Physical and Health Education Teachers and future coaches. 

LEADERS Program for Professional Excellence

All majors within the Department of Health, Sport, and Physical Education at Gardner-Webb University are expected to complete the LEADERS Program of Professional Excellence.

LEADERS is an acronym used to classify a selection of academic and professional attributes in Leadership, Ethics, Academics and Professional Roles, Diversity, Etiquette and Professional Dispositions, Religion and Philosophy, and Service Learning and Community Outreach. 

Dr. Ken Baker

Department Chair

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