Northern Michigan University's School of Health and Human Performance is a combined school with undergraduate major programs in community health education, school health education, health and fitness management, K-12 physical education, sports science, and outdoor recreation leadership and management.

There are also master's degree programs in exercise science and athletic training. The school's dean is the primary administrator for the School of Health and Human Performance. Coordinators for each of the program areas are assigned by the faculty.

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School of Human Health & Performance 906-227-2130


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Elizabeth Wuorinen

Associate Dean/Director 906-227-2528
Office Location:

201A1 PEIF

  • B.A., Central Michigan University
  • M.S., Northern Michigan University
  • Ph.D., University of Michigan
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Christy Johnson

Executive Secretary 906-227-2528
Office Location:

201 PEIF

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Kristen King

Student Success Specialist (embedded advisor) 906-227-1660
Office Location:

207 PEIF

University Business Hours

University business hours are 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. during the fall and winter semesters. Northern Michigan University is located in the Eastern time zone.
Summer hours (early May through mid-August) 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Campus Location

The School of Health and Human Performance is located on the second floor in Room 201 of the Physical Education Instructional Facility (PEIF), which is just off of Fair and Presque Isle Avenues. The PEIF is the building between the Berry Events Center and the Dome. (See campus map)

Mailing Address

School of Health and Human Performance
Northern Michigan University
1401 Presque Isle Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855