Health, Physical Education and Recreation (HPER) at Chadron State College provides students with a variety of curricular experiences to help meet the needs of this dynamic and exciting profession. The goal of HPER is to prepare students, using a variety of learning opportunities, to attain a professional position upon graduation.
Students can attain teaching certification in Physical Education and Health Education. In addition, students interested in the coaching profession will be able to earn a Supplemental Coaching Endorsement.
For students selecting the Sport and Recreation Management degree, education and training in four option areas are available. The Human Performance, Outdoor Adventure Recreation, Pre-Athletic Training and Sport Leadership curriculum offers students the opportunity to prepare for a variety of employment opportunities.
HPER provides additional experiences through involvement in the HPER Senior Experience, which enhances the academic curriculum through field experiences, professional conventions and professional internship experiences.