"The second I stepped on campus, it felt like home."
Castleton University’s Department of Health, Human Movement and Sport prepares future teachers, practitioners, and leaders for careers in health promotion, physical activity, and sport. Bachelor’s degree programs include: Athletic Training/Kinesiology, Health, Health Promotion, Community Health, Physical Education, and Sport Management. In addition, we offer a Master’s degree program in Athletic Leadership and a 3 + 2 Master’s in Athletic Training. Minors in Adventure Recreation, Coaching, Fitness/Sport Science, Health, and Physical Education provide students with opportunities to concentrate on areas of interest and customize learning.
Health, Human Movement & Sport is one of the largest departments on campus with approximately 250 students, eight full-time faculty and over two dozen part-time faculty who are specialists in their content area. Our outstanding instructors combine scholarship and professional experience with a focused commitment to students and teaching.
Student learning takes place in a variety of settings to facilitate a hands-on approach. In addition to campus classrooms, local schools, medical centers and boundless internship opportunities, the Department of Health, Human Movement & Sport also utilizes Castleton’s many outstanding facilities.
Please visit the program pages to learn more about our department offerings and feel free to contact our faculty members with any questions.
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“Castleton shaped me into the hard working, dedicated professional I am today."
"The faculty really helped to encourage me to become a critical thinker and to continue to be an active learner, even after graduation."
“Castleton has a great alumni network that has allowed me to connect with people all over the country."
"My professors are always there to talk to me, help me whether its in their class or not, even if I'm having other problems not related to my academics."
“I love how personable and knowledgeable the professors are and Castleton offers so many activities from athletics to clubs."
“I am able to enjoy my home state while also being able to take classes outside to learn as well.”
"Castleton really shaped who I am as a person and has helped me find my passions in life."
“Castleton feels like home and the small campus has allowed me to make many connections with both my peers and professors.”
“Castleton had a huge influence on me, it strengthened my love and passion for teaching and coaching."
“Castleton has increased my love for physical education and health and has shaped me to be a better educator and future leader in the community.”
"I love the campus and the atmosphere that Castleton gives off."
"I thoroughly enjoy being immersed in the professional sports world."