Health, Leisure, and Sport Sciences

As a major in the Health, Leisure, and Sport Sciences Department, you will be prepared to work in the health, fitness, leisure or sport management fields; teach physical education; or qualify for further study at physical therapy, medical, or graduate professional school. Moreover, you will be immersed in a lifestyle that promotes physical well-being and health, which is consistent with the university's commitment to developing the whole person - spirit, mind and body.

Some of the outstanding features of this program:

  • ORU has excellent facilities for the development of the whole person including human performance labs, 50 meter indoor pool, 3 racquetball courts, sports medicine athletic training room, 4 basketball courts, 4 volleyball courts, indoor track, free weight room, aerobic exercise room, 6 tennis courts, outdoor jogging track, 2 soccer fields, 2 sand volleyball courts and more.

  • Our faculty includes eight full-time professors, seven part-time instructors and trainers who provide lots of individual attention to students.

Degree Plans

Health and Exercise Science:

  • Exercise Specialist Concentration
  • Pre-Physical Therapy Concentration
  • Pre-Sports Medicine Concentration

     Leisure Science

     Sport Management:

  • Sport Sales and Marketing Concentration
  • Sport Administration Concentration
  • Sport Broadcasting Concentration
  • Sport Operations Concentration

     Health and Physical Education (K-12)

For more information, please call 918-495-6825.