Graduate Programs

The graduate program in Human Performance and Leisure Studies is designed to develop competent professionals in the field of Physical Education and Health Pedagogy, Adapted Physical Education (APE) and Sport Administration through scholarship, advanced training and specialization. The program offers a Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) Physical Education and Health and a Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Physical Education and Health. Teaching and research assistantships are available. Contact the program coordinator for your area of interest.

Please visit the following links for more information about our programs.


Directory of Graduate Faculty

  • Teresa Dail, B.S., Wake Forest University; M.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Associate Professor
  • Gloria H. Elliott, B.S., Fayetteville State University; M.S., The University of Connecticut; Ph.D., The Ohio State University, Assistant Professor
  • Dwedor Ford, B.S., Tennessee State University; M.S. and Ph.D., Middle Tennessee State University, Assistant Professor
  • Minyong Lee, B.S., Chosun University; M.A. and Ph.D., University of Connecticut, Assistant Professor
  • Brenda Swearingin, B. S., University of Arkansas; M.S., University of Arkansas; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Assistant Professor
  • Daniel Webb, B.S., Coppin State University; M.S., University of Wisconsin; Ph.D., The Ohio State University, Associate Professor
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