HERS Programs

HERS students have the option of six majors and two minors. While the emphasis varies, all HERS students learn in state-of-the-art facilities , participate in clinical settings, and have the opportunity to do research in their field. HERS majors have access to the highest possible accreditations and affiliations.


Athletic Training
Curriculum and Course Descriptions
4 Year Planning Sheet (Curriculum_Map)

• Clinical Education Experiences
• Traditional settings with athletes at the high school and university level
• General medical rotations in a variety of medical settings
• Future Jobs include:  High schools, Colleges, Universities, Industrial, hospitals, Clinics and Graduate school.

Exercise and Rehabilitative Sciences: Exercise Science
Curriculum and Course Descriptions
4 Year Planning Sheet (Curriculum Map) (PDF)

• Design and administer strength, power, agility, flexibility, and cardio respiratory programs, health appraisals and client need assessments.
• Future Jobs include: Corporate facilities, Fitness centers, Universities, Strength and Conditioning, or Hospitals.
Exercise and Rehabilitative Sciences: Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation
Curriculum and Course Descriptions
4 Year Planning Sheet (Curriculum Map)

• Clinically focused exercise physiology
• Cardiovascular/pulmonary disease patients
• Reducing risk factors and providing rehabilitation in clinic or hospital setting
• Future Jobs include: Hospitals or Clinics

Exercise and Rehabilitative Sciences:  Movement Science
Curriculum and Course Descriptions
4 Year Planning Sheet (Curriculum Map) (PDF)

• Meets Graduate School Requirements for biomechanics, exercise physiology, kinesiology, motor learning, physical therapy, or occupational therapy
• GPA Requirement of 3.0
• Graduate School

Health Promotion: School Health (Teaching)
Curriculum and Course Descriptions

• Meets MN Board of Teaching requirements for middle school and secondary schools
• Fully prepares students to pass MN State exams prior to student teaching
• Future Jobs include: Middle or Secondary Schools

Public Health
Curriculum and Course Description

4Year Planning Sheet (Curriculum Map) (PDF)

  • A Bachelor's degree in Public Health will give you a thorough grounding in the science and art of maintaining and promoting the health of communities and populations.
  • A student majoring in Public Health chooses either the Community Health Specialist focus or the Epidemiology focus.
  • Jobs include: Community Health Educator, Epidemiologist, Environmental Health Specialist, Health Administrator, and Health Policy Maker



Curriculum and Course Descriptions

The Nutrition Minor is for individuals who are interested in nutrition in a community, school, or worksite setting. (Enrollment is limited.)

The minor is open to Majors:
• Athletic Training
• Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation
• Exercise Science 
• Movement Science
• Public Health
• School Health & Physical Education double majors 

The focus of the minor is to prepare students to promote sound, science based nutrient principles to physically and culturally diverse clients in individual or group setting. The minor will also expose students to principles of nutrition research.