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School of Health & Human Sciences


To be educational innovators and leaders in developing future professionals in the fields of health, wellness, sport, and tourism.

The School of Health & Human Sciences capitalizes on its unique urban location and interprofessional collaboration among educators, community partners, researchers, practitioners, and policymakers to prepare future leaders in healthcare, kinesiology, and event tourism. Through innovative research, experiential learning, and community engagement, this school strives to prepare leaders to transform the human experience and quality of life.

In fulfilling its mission, the School of Health & Human Sciences seeks to achieve the following objectives with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

  1. Create an accessible learner-centric culture that is diverse, engaging, and dedicated to academic excellence
  2. Promote innovation and excellence in teaching and learning practices
  3. Advance knowledge through applied research and scholarship emphasizing the translation of theory to practice
  4. Enhance civic engagement with activities characterized by:
    • Collaborating within and across disciplines, the university, and community
    • Establishing equitable and sustainable partnerships
    • Capitalizing on our unique, urban location to support economic growth and cultural development
    • Benefiting the communities of Indianapolis and Indiana, nationally, and globally.