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Work with children and athletes, develop recreation therapy activities, make a nutrition plan or sustainable tourism program for a client—everything you do as a student in Radford University’s College of Education and Human Development will prepare you to meet the real needs of individuals and communities. You will be guided by professors passionately committed to service and renowned for partnering with practitioners and organizations to build highly experiential programs. Employers and graduate schools recognize that our graduates are ready to create change.

Appalachian StudiesDieteticsHealth and Human Performance
Recreation and TourismTeacher Education

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Recent graduates are certified teachers at all levels, in everything from dance to deaf education … as well as nationally certified recreation therapists and park and recreation professionals … athletic trainers and fitness instructors … managers and marketers for sports teams and events. They are earning graduate degrees in educational leadership, counseling and physical therapy at Radford University or throughout the country.

  • We place nearly twice as many graduates as the national average in the competitive internships required for certification as a registered dietitian.
  • Wilderness trip leaders Tucker White ’12 and Dan Reinis ’12 recently hiked the Appalachian Trail to raise funds for children with life-threatening illnesses.


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