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The College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences is committed to student success and offers innovative programs to support your transition to college life, achievement of academic goals and career development.

Commencement 2018

CPASS will celebrate commencement on Friday, May 11, 1 p.m. in the WVU Coliseum. Students must RSVP by April 27.

Around the college

Read about how faculty, students and alumni are making a difference.

  • Summer classes at CPASS spotlight image

    Why summer at CPASS?

    CPASS offers three- and six-week online and on campus options. Students enrolled in the summer program can reduce credits needed for the next semester while completing a minor to strengthen career opportunities.

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    Summer exploration program prepares inbound students for success at WVU

    Sign up for Mountaineer Quest, an outdoor-based orientation program designed exclusively for incoming CPASS students. This five-day summer program helps incoming first-year students make friends, explore area outdoor destinations and learn more about WVU and their major before the start of the fall semester.

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    CPASS online program is ideal for teachers with demanding schedules

    Katie Sick loves her job as a physical education teacher and she wants to be the best teacher she can be. That’s why she is studying for a master’s degree in Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) from WVU Online.


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Faculty Spotlight

  • James Wyant
    James Wyant Assistant Professor
    Dr. James Wyant’s research focuses on technology integration in physical education. Currently, he is working on a research project that examines factors that facilitate and impede physical education teachers’ adoption of technology. He has presented research in this area at national conferences and published in peer-reviewed journals.
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    Emi Tsuda Assistant Professor
    Dr. Emi Tsuda's scholarship focuses on the role of motor competence among children to engage in lifelong physical activity. Tsuda also studies the impact of physical education teachers' knowledge on children's motor skill acquisition. She has conducted research projects and is starting collaborative work internationally.