About Wellness and Fitness, and Sport Psychology
Expand your skills in advancing wellness and mental and physical fitness.
Move to the next level in coaching and training with a dual concentration in wellness and fitness, and sport psychology in the 100% online Master of Science in Exercise Science and Health Promotion program at California University of Pennsylvania. Complete your degree in as little as 18 months attending full time.
The Cal U exercise science and health promotion program is ranked #15 in the 2017 Top Online Colleges for Exercise Science Degree, according to GuidetoOnlineSchools.com.
- Study such topics as nutrition for peak performance, exercise physiology, and more to learn how to provide an integrated approach to fitness and wellness.
- Be ready to identify precursors to injury and understand the impact of injury, rehabilitation and recovery on athletes by focusing on sport psychology.
Earn certification. Expand job options
Sport psychology is a field recognized by the American Psychological Association, and it offers a range of career paths. For instance, at least 20 NCAA Division I universities have a sport psychologist on staff. Most other schools contract with a sport psychologist.
Be prepared to earn accredited certification from the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) as a Certified Professional Trainer (CPT).