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Promote Health. STRENGTHEN Communities.

We strive to prepare the next generation of leaders in health, kinesiology and sport management. You will gain knowledge and real-world experiences in diverse community and global settings. Faculty and students produce and disseminate quality research that is current and relevant to communities of learners in our academic, professional and global environments.

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Explore Our Programs

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Health, Kinesiology & Sports Studies (MS) – Athletic Administration Concentration

This 30-credit hour program will prepare you for a career in athletic administration and can be completed within a year. You have the option of completing an internship to gain real-world experience as you complete your degree work.

Where It Is Offered Online
Duration

1 year

Foreign Language

No foreign language credits required

Delivery Online
Total Credit Hours

30 hours

Thesis Requirements

Not required

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Health, Kinesiology & Sports Studies (MS) – Exercise Science Concentration

Prepare for a rewarding career in athletic administration, exercise science, health promotion or sport and recreation management with a Master of Science in Health, Kinesiology and Sports Studies. With two concentrations offered 100% online, our affordable, convenient and practical degree programs are an ideal solution for working professionals like you to enhance your career.

Where It Is Offered Commerce
Duration

2 years

Foreign Language

No foreign language credits required

Delivery Combination, Face-To-Face
Total Credit Hours

36 hours

Thesis Requirements

Optional

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Health, Kinesiology & Sports Studies (MS) – Sports Coaching Concentration

Our 30-credit hour master’s program is designed for you. It addresses the needs and goals of both pre-service and veteran coaches. You will enhance your skills and knowledge within the four essential areas of coaching which are tactical, technical, psychological and physical.

Where It Is Offered Online
Duration

1 year

Foreign Language

No foreign language credits required

Delivery 100% Online
Total Credit Hours

30 hours

Thesis Requirements

Not required

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Kinesiology & Sports Studies (BS)

The bachelor’s degree in kinesiology and sports studies prepares students for employment in a wide variety of settings in the fitness industry, in the sports and allied health field, rehabilitation clinics, sports teams, and more. The Human Performance track is designed to prepare individuals for graduate school (e.g. kinesiology, physical therapy, occupational therapy).

Where It Is Offered Commerce
Duration

4 years

Foreign Language

No foreign language credits required

Delivery Face-To-Face
Total Credit Hours

120 hours

Thesis Requirements

No thesis required

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Master of Public Health (MPH)

The masters of Public Health program provides advanced studies in public health (health behavior, epidemiology, policy and management, environmental health and biostatistics).

Where It Is Offered Commerce, Online
Duration

2 years

Foreign Language

No foreign language credits required

Delivery 100% Online
Total Credit Hours

42 hours

Thesis Requirements

Thesis and Non-Thesis tracks available

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Public Health (BSPH)

Public health is designed to prepare students for the CHES exam and careers in biostatistics, epidemiology and environmental health.

Where It Is Offered Commerce
Duration

4 years

Foreign Language

No foreign language credits required

Delivery Face-To-Face
Total Credit Hours

120 hours

Thesis Requirements

No thesis required

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Sport & Recreation Management (BS)

Sport and recreation management is designed to prepare future administrators, event coordinators and marketers for a career in the sport and recreation industry.

Where It Is Offered Commerce
Duration

4 years

Foreign Language

No foreign language credits required

Delivery Face-To-Face, Online
Total Credit Hours

120 hours

Thesis Requirements

No thesis required

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Department of Health and Human Performance :: Welcome from the Department Head

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Welcome from the Department Head

Welcome to the Department of Health and Human Performance at Texas A&M University-Commerce. We offer graduate and undergraduate programs in health with teacher certification, public health, kinesiology with teacher certification, human performance, and sport and recreation management. Our accomplished faculty and small class sizes produce an inviting atmosphere for learning and scholarship.

Tara Tietjen-Smith, DA, MCHES
Department Head and Professor
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Department of Health and Human Performance :: Meet our Faculty and Staff

Meet our Department

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Department of Health and Human Performance :: Contact

Contact Us

  • P.O. Box 3011
  • Commerce, TX 75429-3011
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