Welcome to the Department of Health, Sport, and Exercise Sciences!

Programs in the Department of Health, Sport, and Exercise Sciences (HSES) offer undergraduate and graduate degrees preparing students to work in health, sport, and exercise-related fields. HSES graduates apply their knowledge to serve as teachers, researchers, clinicians, managers, administrators and other professionals in academic, private, and public settings. Learn more »

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Education Department Name Change Announcement: Psychology & Research in Education (PRE) will become Educational Psychology (EPSY), effective Summer 2015. More info: http://bit.ly/1JQsUbn Tags: #KUSOE

#KUSOE Department Name Change Announcement... PRE will become EPSY, effective Summer 2015: http://t.co/0jQbB5naaa http://t.co/kiC6l0lQK5
Explore KU: International student, BMX rider knows no bounds To be the first BMX rider in your city, travel 7,200 miles for college, and spend your life breaking chemical bonds, a person must be daring. Meet Zunwu Zhou: a senior international student and chemistry major from Wuhan, China. His favorite things are rock chalk and sick tricks.


School of Education is 10th among public universities for its master’s and doctoral programs
—U.S. News & World Report
HSES faculty and KU Athletics collaborate on the Research and Coaching Performance Team to study sports performance
Angela Lumpkin was named to the National Association for Sport and Physical Education’s Hall of Fame
The athletic training program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education