Diana Rudulph, M.A.

Assistant Professor of Applied Exercise Science and Physical Education
Program Director for Physical Education Teacher Education
Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 5193
Email: drudulph@apu.edu
Diana Rudulph joined the Department of Exercise and Sports Science as a full-time faculty member in September of 2009. She serves as assistant professor and instructs various courses for the physical education and applied exercise science majors. Rudulph has been involved in education and health and fitness for the past eight years. She taught public school for several years and developed various outreach programs designed to help Azusa and Covina youth become more physically active, improve their academics, and serve their community. She also served as an adjunct professor at APU, and is a certified personal trainer specializing in cardio training, youth, and group fitness.

Through her experience as a former APU student, local public school educator, and now faculty member, Rudulph has developed a positive relationship with the city of Azusa and is working alongside community leaders and other APU staff and faculty to develop innovative programs to improve the health of Azusa residents. She is currently a doctoral student pursuing a Ph.D. in Health Promotion Sciences at Claremont Graduate University. Rudulph’s research interests include health promotion and prevention for impoverished communities and combating the childhood obesity epidemic.


  • Ph.D. in Health Promotion Sciences, Claremont Graduate University (in progress)
  • Master of Public Health, Claremont Graduate University (in progress)
  • Master of Education in Curriculum and Teaching, Azusa Pacific University, June 2005
  • Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts, Azusa Pacific Univeristy, May 2003


  • Multiple Subject Teaching Credential
  • Personal Trainer, National Academy of Sports Medicine
  • Group Exercise Instructor, Aerobics and Fitness Association of America
  • CPR/AED, American Red Cross


School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences

  • Department of Exercise and Sport Science


  • Group Fitness
  • Health Promotion
  • Physical Education
  • Youth Fitness

Courses Taught

  • AES 102 – Foundations of Athletic Training and Applied Exercise Science
  • AES 242 – Fundamental Principles of Fitness
  • PE 117 – Fitness for Life: Aerobics (F, S)
  • PE 451 – Methods in Physical Education, 7-12
  • PE 478 – Senior Preparation in Physical Education