health & sport science
we use our head, heart and hands to build healthy communities from bedside to business
why choose ud health & sport science?
unique lab spaces
average class size
success rate for our undergraduate program alumni
about health & sport science
as a health and sport science student at the university of dayton, you'll prepare for a career related to health, wellness, sport or physical activity while learning how to build healthy communities through research, teamwork and critical reflection.
with class sizes ranging from 20 to 30 students, we are dedicated to creating interactive learning environments with personalized instruction and individual attention. our faculty combine expertise and varied areas of special interests to provide students with advanced research and publication opportunities and individualized career counseling.
essential to your curriculum — and your development — you'll also engage with your community, interact with others and gain professional expertise through valuable real-world, hands-on experiences with professionals in the field.
whatever major you choose in the department of health & sport science, valuable real-world experiences are part of the curriculum.
are you a high school student interested in visiting the university of dayton school of education and health sciences? submit a visit request form (link below) or call us at 937-229-3146.
during your visit, you can learn more about the academic programs available in the department of health & sport science, meet our faculty, observe a class and even shadow a current student.
interested in changing your major to health & sport science?
current ud students from an academic unit other than the school of education and health sciences who are interested in changing their major to one in the department of health & sport science should follow these requirements & procedures (pdf) >>
opportunities to show your support
gary mioli leadership in community fund
creates a platform for sport management students to advocate for 501(c)3 organizations. the top four students from the annual philanthropy tournament have gifts donated to their respective charities in their names and in honor of mioli.mioli fund info
john r. schleppi sport management career enhancement fund
creates an opportunity for sport management students to attend professional conferences and explore career possibilities. funds are awarded annually to one winner and two runners-up.schleppi fund info