Innovative, Creative, Ready to Excel
The School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation (HPER) is nationally recognized for its research and innovation.
Our curriculum and faculty will challenge you to attain intellectual achievements and to develop skills based on best practices. UNO's faculty and staff are dedicated to meeting the highest aspirations of our students, whether it is to begin a career or pursue additional education. Last year:
- Every undergraduate student working for our Nebraska Biomechanics Core Facility was accepted to the professional school of their choice.
- 100% of our Master of Arts Athletic Training graduates were employed full-time in their desired field within three months of graduation.
Committed to Research
For the past five years, HPER has been awarded more than $1 million in research funding each year
Bachelor's Degrees in Athletic Training, Public Health, Exercise Science, Physical Education Teaching, and Recreation Administration
Master's Degrees in Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Health Education, Physical Education Pedagogy, Physical Education Coaching, Physical Activity in Health Promotion, and Recreation Administration
Doctoral Degree in Exercise Science
- Dr. Dustin Slivka
- Assistant Professor, Health, Physical Education and Recreation
Research interests include environmental exercise physiology.
At UNO, you will experience hands-on learning opportunities unique to a metropolitan campus, state-of-the-art laboratories, and faculty mentorship that ensures you have the knowledge necessary for success.