About Health Promotion & Physical Education

The Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education, housed with the esteemed Wellstar College of Health and Human Services at Kennesaw State, offers a wide array of academic pathways for those interested in careers in health-related fields. Our undergraduate offerings include degrees in Health and Physical Activity Leadership, Integrated Health Science, and Public Health, complemented by minors in Coaching and Public Health and certificates in Coaching Education and mHealth.

Distinguished by its commitment to innovation and interdisciplinary collaboration, our department is proud to spearhead mHealth education and research advancements. In anticipation of the evolving technological landscape, we are excited to announce the upcoming launch of the mHealth Concentration Certificate in 2025. This groundbreaking initiative, developed in collaboration with the College of Computing and Software Engineering, will equip scholars with the skills to harness the power of mobile health (mHealth) technologies for data collection, analysis, and interpretation. By leveraging data from various health-related devices, including watches, phones, wearables, and sensors, this certificate program will empower researchers to drive impactful change in public health.

Our Mission

Our mission is to prepare highly qualified and effective professionals in the areas of health promotion, physical education, and coaching while providing opportunities for enhanced wellness for all.