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The academic programs within the School of Health Promotion and Human Performance represent an interdisciplinary approach that combines health science, behavioral science, medical science, and sport science into applied disciplines.

The mission of the School of Health Promotion and Human Performance is to provide recognized programs of excellence in teaching, research, and service that focus on assisting individuals, families, teachers, schools, and communities in promoting health and preventing disease while enhancing the quality of life across the lifespan.

Our faculty are committed to advancing our mission by:

  • Developing effective leaders who will provide programs and care for individuals of all ages and abilities.
  • Providing an exemplary level of instruction that encourages diversity of thought and fosters a desire to engage in lifelong learning.
  • Engaging in collaborative research activities that promote health and human performance.

Our School works to support the University's mission:

EMU enriches lives in a supportive, intellectually dynamic and diverse community. Our dedicated faculty balance teaching and research to prepare students with relevant skills and real world awareness. We are an institution of opportunity where students learn in and beyond the classroom to benefit the local and global communities.

Read more about EMU's Mission, Vision and Values.

Contact Us: School of Health Promotion & Human Performance | 318 Everett L. Marshall Building | Ypsilanti, MI 48197 | Tel.: 734.487.0090

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