Choose Movement Sciences and Health

Welcome to the University of West Florida and the Department of Movement Sciences and Health (MSH). The University of West Florida is a public state university with an enrollment of 13,000+ students. We are located on a 1,600 acre wildlife refuge in Pensacola, Florida, world famous for its white sand beaches and emerald colored water.


MSH Vision

Our department’s vision is to ignite passion in students to be competent and prepared professionals in their selected careers of athletic training, exercise science, fitness and sport coaching, physical education teacher education, and health promotion.

MSH Mission

The Department of Movement Sciences & Health provides a student-centered, quality education in a transdisciplinary learning environment through innovative teaching and research, high impact experiences, professional preparation, and community engagement.