UAA is the Health Campus for the UA System

UAA is the Health Campus for the UA System

The College of Health (COH) is at the forefront of educating students to become doctors, nurses, and other health care and public health professionals and researchers.

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Department of Health, Physical Education & Recreation

Find Your Healthy!

The Department of Health, Physical Education & Recreation (HPER) is committed to excellence in offering courses within the discipline of physical education and related disciplines.

Professional programs prepare students for leadership roles in health, physical education and recreation fields.The department also offers a variety of courses for students from other fields who wish to learn new physical skills and/or develop personal wellness.

Our Mission

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Department of Health, Physical Education & Recreation
Eugene Short Hall, Suite 125
3211 Providence Drive
Anchorage, AK99508
United States
Tel: (907) 786-4083
Fax: (907) 786-4069
E-mail: hper@alaska.edu

Student Spotlight

“T.J.’s such a great instructor. He just sucks you in. I loved the class, I love the department, I love the minor."

— Proctor René on pursuing a minor in Outdoor Leadership