Health, Nutrition & Physical Education Department

  • What We Do  



    Department of Health, Nutrition and Physical Education offers Associate of Arts (A.A.) Degrees in Health EducationPhysical Education, Food Science, and Dietetics.  A Dietetics Certificate is also available.  In addition, the Department offers a variety of health, physical fitness, and sport skills classes to enhance your well being.  

    For information about the Dietetics and Food Science programs, see:
    Natalie Webb, Nutrition Coordinator



    The mission of the Department of Health, Nutrition and Physical Education is to develop and promote physical fitness, wellness and healthy lifestyles.  The focus of all department offerings is on participation in activities that improve health and on developing knowledge in areas that encourage sound practices for life long wellness, and on educating teachers and fitness professionals.  The faculty consistently promotes goals set forward by their national organization, the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD). 


    The Department of Health, Nutrition and Physical Education is a leading community resource that offers innovative programs and courses in health, nutrition and physical activity.  We will educate and empower individuals with knowledge and opportunities, which will enhance the development and maintenance of a healthy lifestyle.  Our courses and programs will address current and emerging health issues that adversely affect the population most at risk for health disparities. 




  • Academy of Health Sciences 2
  • Health/Nutrition/Physical Education Department


    Novak Hall, Room 104


    (301) 546-0504

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  • This is a department within the Health Sciences Division

    The Mission of the Health Sciences Division is to:

    1. provide rigorous, learner-centered programs that prepare quality health care professionals to meet the health needs of the residents of Prince George's and surrounding counties, and;
    2. assist individuals in developing means of achieving and sustaining life-long health promotion.