Nolan R. Harms teaches courses in exercise science and fitness studies, as well as advising health and human performance majors, mentoring HHP Club and serving on various university committees. Professor Harms is also the chair of the Health and Human Performance Department.
Harms enjoys playing and watching all sports. Playing catch is one of his favorite things to do. Nolan lives in Seward with his wife, Amy, and daughter, Nevaeh.
"It’s that moment when you truly realize you can make a positive impact on a young person’s life, that you recognize serving at Concordia is special."
Dr. Nolan Harms's Academic Programs
Recreation and Sport Studies
At Concordia University, Nebraska, the recreation and sport studies major is designed to give you an experiential education. Take classes in orienteering, adventure activities and alpine skiing, among others. Learn about planning and management of PE courses, recreational activities, sports and facility management.
The exercise science program at Concordia University, Nebraska offers you the opportunity to advance your knowledge, skills and abilities while staying current with innovative research by utilizing state-of-the-art human performance laboratory equipment. Here, you will learn how to apply the gifts God has given you to enhance the spiritual, physical, intellectual, emotional and social wellbeing of others.
Public Health and Fitness
A degree in public health and fitness from Concordia University, Nebraska prepares you to develop and advocate for effective health programs, where you can implement policies that enhance the health of individuals, groups and communities. You’ll combine theory-based public health and fitness courses, laboratory experiences and internships to provide you with practical, career-focused skills in nutrition, biomechanics, global health, psychology, epidemiology, stress management, human anatomy and more.