2021-2022 Academic Catalog

M.S. in Exercise Science and Health Promotion: Wellness and Fitness

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Program Description

The wellness and fitness concentration of the Master of Science in Exercise Science and Health Promotion prepares students to design fitness training and wellness programs using NASM's Optimum Performance Training (OPTâ„¢) model and to take the NASM exam to earn accredited certification as a Certified Personal Trainer (CPT).

Program Coordinator

Dr. Barry E. McGlumphy

Delivery Mode

Global Online (100% online delivery)


Course Credits
PRF 700  Orientation to Exercise Science and Wellness 3
PRF 701  Advanced Topics in SAQ and Endurance Training 3
PRF 705  Industrial, Clinical and Corporate Wellness 3
PRF 711  An Integrated Approach to Fitness and Wellness 3
PRF 715  Business and Entrepreneurship in the Fitness Industry 3
PRF 720  Essentials of Human Movement Science 3
PRF 751  Program Design in Wellness and Fitness 3
PRF 760  Leadership and Professional Development 3
PRF 765  Nutrition for Peak Performance 3
PRF 770  Exercise Physiology: Assessment and Exercise Prescription 3
PRF 781  Current Topics in Fitness and Wellness 3
PRF 800  Research in Wellness and Fitness 3
Total 36

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