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Majors and Minors

Allied Health Major (B.S. and B.A.)

The Allied Health major at Otterbein University has been designed to expose students to the wide variety of options for study and career opportunities in the health care arena. We have two options for study within this major. Learn more.

Athletic Training Major (B.S. and B.A.)

This program is designed to qualify you to site for the Board of certification (BOC) National Exam and prepare you for post-graduate careers. Learn more.

Health Education Major

Within the Health Education major, students may choose to pursue a Public Health concentration or to seek Multi-Age (pre K-12) teacher licensure. Either concentration will prepare students to sit for the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam. Learn more.

Health Promotion and Fitness Major

This program prepares you to work in fields related to health and fitness, exercise science, nutrition, and lifestyle management and or to continue to a graduate program of study. You will work in a hands-on environment as a sophomore through a 75-hour practicum experience followed by a minimum of 300 practical hours as a senior in an internship setting. Learn more.

Nutrition Minor

The current trend in health care emphasizes wellness and prevention. Adding a nutrition minor to your degree will give you valuable credentials as the demand for nutrition-savvy health professionals is increasing. Learn more.

Physical Education Major

The course of study in Physical Education may lead to the special licensure for teaching physical education in the public schools. Students not interested in licensure may complete the Physical Education major course of study or consider related fields and careers and review the programs in Sport Management and/or Health Promotion and Fitness. Learn more.  Students interested in the APE endorsement can learn more here.

Sport Management Major and Minor

One of the Top Programs in North America
The Sport Management program at Otterbein University was granted special distinction by receiving national approval/accreditation from the North American Society for Sport Management-National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASSM-NASPE) Sport Management Program Review Council. Learn more.

/ Department of Health and Sport Sciences

Annette Boose
Rike Center
p/ 614.823.3528
e/ aharting@otterbein.edu

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