The Department of Health Promotion and Environmental Health Education started with Certificate and Diploma Programmes in October, 1980.  Between October, 1981 and September, 2005, the Department has grown by leaps and bounds offers programmes leading to the award of Bachelor of Science (Education) Degree  in two (2) programmes; Human Kinetics and Health Education.  It also offers Mater of Education (M.Ed.) degrees and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees in both programmes with specializations in Administration of human Kinetics Education and Sports, Exercise Physiology, Health Education, Adapted Human Kinetics Education, Sports Management, Curriculum in Human Kinetics Education, Sociology of Human Kinetics Education and Sports and Sports Psychology.To its credit, the department had hosted a number of National Association Conferences and Workshops.  It is deeply involved in the Institute of Education Programmes.