There’s no better way to put compassion into action than to help people become or stay healthy. At SPU, our acclaimed programs in the School of Health Sciences emphasize both health and fitness promotion, and the care of injuries and illnesses in diverse settings — from hospitals and schools, to recreational centers and nursing homes. Well-trained professionals focused on health and wellness are in demand and are valued for their critical thinking, ethical thought and action, skilled judgment, collaboration, and caring.
The School of Health Sciences offers three majors:
We also offer minors in Exercise Science, Health and Fitness Education, and Coaching Science.
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Michael Hasegawa-Yun works 30–50 hours a week at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center. Read his story.
Paying it forward: Daniel’s story
He learned valuable lessons from his disabled brother: “So that I could understand what it was like to suffer… but still value life.”
Watch Daniel Buenaventura’s inspiring story. (Second half of the video.)
Andrea Sonk’s Story
“My experience in the HHP program has been amazing, and it has helped me to have a greater appreciation of how incredibly complex and wonderful God’s creation of the human body is.”
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