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Welcome to UF and the College of Health & Human Performance

Choosing the College of Health & Human Performance (HHP) means opening doors to a unique educational experience that goes beyond the classroom. Here, you'll embark on a journey of discovery, where you can delve into subjects that truly matter and have a meaningful impact on people's lives. Whether you're passionate about promoting health, enhancing human performance, or making a difference in your community, HHP provides the platform to turn your aspirations into reality.

Choosing HHP isn't just about earning a degree; it's about finding your place to thrive, to belong, and to make a difference.

Join us at HHP, where your journey begins, and together, we'll shape a brighter future for ourselves and our communities.

The college offers the following undergraduate programs

Applied Physiology & Kinesiology

This program focuses on anatomical, physiological and psychological consequences to human movement and their relationship to health and disease. Students focus on ways to improve skills and maintain health for the typical person, disabled person and the high-level athlete.

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Health Education & Behavior*

This program bridges the gap between scientific knowledge and the public’s understanding of health to improve quality of life. Students learn about preventing disease and disability, as well as promoting healthy lifestyle choices among diverse population groups through behavioral interventions.

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Sport Management*

This program prepares students for management and leadership positions with professional sports teams, intercollegiate and intramural athletics, and recreation programs at colleges, universities and amateur athletic organizations.

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Tourism, Hospitality & Event Management*

The Tourism, Hospitality & Event Management program focuses on understanding the range of factors that lead individuals, families and industry to value and benefit from tourism, travel, parks and event planning. Students will prepare for any role/aspect in service industry management.

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*Indicates PaCE Majors Available

Study Abroad Opportunities

Study Abroad Opportunities

HHP’s study abroad program offers hands-on learning opportunities at locations around the globe.

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Student Life at HHP

Getting involved is an integral part of the UF experience and the best way to connect to HHP, extend your education outside the classroom, make new friends and most importantly, have fun! There are many opportunities at HHP to get engaged in something that matters to you, the community or a future career. LEARN MORE about getting involved.

Experiential Learning

All HHP majors include an experiential learning component. In the majority of HHP majors, this is represented by a full-time semester long internship experience during their last semester prior to graduation. The number of work/credit hours for each internship requirement vary by major/specialization. Students selecting to complete a capstone experience, must complete the full-time internship during their final UF semester prior to graduation. For a deep-dive into internships, visit the internship section.




The College of Health & Human Performance is home to four research centers. Through these centers, faculty and researchers use state-of-the-art technology to collect data that help us understand people. We use this understanding to win the battle against addiction, improve the quality of life for those suffering from debilitating neurological, cardiovascular and muscular diseases and help span cultural divides through tourism and sport.

Industry Partnerships

HHP has five industry boards with more than 50 board members who represent all HHP disciplines. Additionally, the College has 50+ industry partnerships including:


The college awards more than $200,000 in scholarships annually, in amounts ranging from $500 to $2,000 per award. Scholarship applications are open December-January with award funds disbursed during the end of the spring semester. The Scholarship Committee will make recommendations on each merit-based scholarship based on applicant qualifications and donor-stipulated conditions.


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Take the next step by filling out our form to provide us with your details and interests. We'll ensure you receive tailored guidance and resources to help you make informed decisions about your future.

Join us as we empower individuals to pursue excellence in health, wellness, and human development. Your journey STARTS HERE.


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