Departments

Educator Preparation Program

Kinesiology

Athletic Training Education Program

Never has our society had such a need for well-equipped educators empowered with the knowledge and skills to impact the broad range of learners in 21st century classrooms. Let us help you get the skills and certification you need to lead others to learn! The Educator Preparation Program of Howard Payne University is fully accredited by the Texas Education Agency. It was first accredited in 1972 and continues that rich tradition of excellence to this day.

Howard Payne University Educator Preparation Program functions in compliance with and is accredited by the Texas Education Agency. Our status is as follows:

  • 2015-2016 Accredited
  • 2016-2017 Accredited
  • 2017-2018 Accredited
  • 2018-2019 Accredited
  • 2019-2020 Accredited

The mission of the Department of Kinesiology is to provide and promote a Christ-centered approach to the field of human movement through study, practice, and service.

The mission of the Athletic Training Education Program is to provide and promote a Christ-centered approach to the development of entry level professional Athletic Trainers through competency-based education and clinical experience.

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