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Excellence in Dance, Fitness, Sport, Health and Performance

With today’s increased focus on fitness, health and movement, for all ages, and the increasing prominence of sport industry, there are more career opportunities in these industries than ever. By majoring in a dance, exercise science, athletic training or sport management degree, you will gain the skills and expertise needed to grow along with the industries.

Our faculty members and instructors offer a blend of scientific and technical expertise. You will enjoy hands-on experience, individual attention and classroom learning opportunities that provide you with the foundation for a fulfilling career in wellness programs, health maintenance organizations, community health agencies, artistic dance, dance administration, teaching of dance, and dance production. Along with careers in sport event operations, sport marketing/promotions, sport media relations and Athletic Training in the secondary schools, universities,  professional sport organizations, and more


 


Exercise Science

The Adult Fitness Exercise Science concentration is designed for students interested in becoming an exercise professional, which includes studies in kinesiology, sports medicine, exercise physiology, sport science, human performance or wellness.

The Exercise Science major is designed for students interested in becoming an exercise professional, which includes studies in kinesiology, sports medicine, exercise ‌physiology, sport science, human performance or wellness. Learn more…



Athletic Training

The Athletic Training Program is composed of a diverse group of students pursuing a rigorous degree that prepares them to be allied health care professionals in the sports medicine community.  The Athletic Training Program is composed of a diverse group of students pursuing a rigorous degree that prepares them to be allied health care professionals in the sports medicine communityLearn more…

Dance

The Dance Major is unique in its versatility and in its partnership with Cleo Parker Robinson Dance (CPRD). CPRD is recognized worldwide for their dynamic cross-cultural curriculum, community engagement, innovative choreography, and promotion of American dance heritageLearn more...

Sport Management

Sport Management covers sport facility and event management, sport and social media, governance and management of amateur and professional sport, high school and collegiate athletics administration, and sport promotion and sponsorship.

The Sport Management major is dynamic, applied, and career-focused education.  The major also emphasizes the unique business skills and knowledge required for success in the sport industry.  The COSMA accredited curriculum develops graduates who are prepared to enter this competitive field. Learn more…

Beyond the Classroom

Whether you’re motivating a team of trainers, teaching physical education, handling media relations for a professional sport team, helping a client in a rehabilitation setting or managing game day operations for a sport facility, the Human Performance and Sport Department will provide you with the tools, training and guidance you need to succeed.

Students who pursue major within the department benefit from the wide variety of internship and part-time job opportunities that exist in the Denver area.  MSU Denver is within walking distance to many of the area’s professional and amateur sports teams and facilities, as well as located near many major medical/wellness facilities, and regional and national employers. If you want hands-on experience in your chosen field before graduation, the Human Performance and Sport Department is the place for you.

 Check out our video to get a glimpse of what our majors are all about!



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