Health & Physical Education Department

LBC’s Health & Physical Education (HPE) Department prepares students to be highly qualified physical educators, healthcare management and sport management professionals who think and live a biblical worldview and make a positive impact in the communities where they live and serve.

This department offers three academic programs anchored in a biblical worldview; Sport Management, Health & Physical Education and Healthcare Management. These programs prioritize excellence in academic instruction from professionals who have experience working in the field. Throughout the four-year program, students prepare to lead and serve in their unique career path through field experiences and faculty mentorship.

Academic Programs

HPE offers students flexible career options for obtaining an associate, bachelor’s or master’s degree through the traditional on-campus college experience or online through our global bachelor’s or master’s programs.

Meet Our Faculty

Full-time & Part-time Faculty

Vickie Byler, EdD
Professor, Chair of Health & Physical Education
Tom Randolph, EdD
Amanda Zuschmidt, MEd
Assistant Professor
Gwen Shenk, MEd
Part-time Faculty
Sheila O’Gara
Healthcare Management Program Director

Health & Physical Education

Sport Management Faculty

Healthcare Management

Recognitions & Rankings



Sports Management Degree Programs




Best Sports Management Degrees in America




Top 25 Online Bible Colleges in U.S.




Best Online Colleges in Pennsylvania


Sport Management Accredited by COSMA

The sport management degree program at Lancaster Bible College has received specialized accreditation through the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA) in Fort Collins, Colorado. The sport management program in the following area is accredited by COSMA: Bachelor of Science in Sport Management & Biblical Studies.

View LBC’s COSMA Student Learning Outcome Matrix

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