Health Fitness Specialist Master's Degree

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Master's Program

Online Master of Science in Health Fitness Management
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Quick Facts

Total Program Credits:
55 Credits

Transfer Credits:
Transfer in up to 50% of the program
*Prior learning and work experience may count toward program credit

Program Length:
6 quarters full time
18 months with year-round classes

Employment Rate:
83% for 2013-2014
*Employment rate is for the Master's degree programs in Business Administration/Health Fitness Management/Management

Salary Range:
Data not available

If you’re looking to expand your knowledge of health fitness and position yourself for a leadership role within the health and wellness industry, a Master of Science in health fitness management is a smart choice.

Globe University’s unique graduate-level degree provides an option for health and wellness professionals who want to increase their knowledge of fitness and human performance. The program includes a focus on Muscle Activation Techniques™ (MAT) fitness certification training, preparing students to become certified.

As part of the health fitness management master’s degree, you will not only receive training in advanced wellness and human performance skills, but also in business functions important to a management role in the industry, including: 

  • Communications
  • Project development
  • Marketing
  • Business ethics and law

Students in the Master of Science in health fitness management program at Globe University receive:

  • Access to instructors with first-hand experience in the health fitness industry
  • Individual attention as a result of small class sizes

Online Master of Science in Health Fitness Management

At Globe University, we understand how valuable your time is. As a student, you have the option to enroll in the online Master of Science in health fitness management program. The health fitness management online degree provides flexibility for students without any risk of missed curriculum. Our online course content is equivalent to that of on campus courses and is delivered by instructors with industry experience. Learn more about Globe University’s online division
  • Applications of Assessments of Lower Body Muscle Function I

    Students will be introduced to Muscle Activation Techniques for the lower body and explore the relationship of muscle function to joint stability relating to joint mobility. Students will evaluate range of motion in lower body movements and use the assessments to identify areas of muscle weakness. Study includes applications of isolated muscle strength testing, palpation of muscle attachment points along with corrective isometrics and reinforcement exercises.

    Case Studies in Marketing Management

    This course increases the learner’s analytical, collaborative and communication skills through examination of published studies in various aspects of sales and marketing management. Students explore the effectiveness of marketing concepts by reviewing local, national and international case studies on topics including product design, promotion, sales account representation and targeted markets, using visual, statistical and analytical approaches. Students develop critical problem-solving skills that apply to various business scenarios and report findings through electronic formats and peer presentations.

    Strategic Management

    Students integrate knowledge acquired and applied in core courses to assess and develop strategies at the business unit and/or organizational level. Topics include strategic management models and their implementation, operational understanding of the strategic management process, and the role of managerial leaders in strategic planning.

  • Graduates of the Master of Science in health fitness specialist program can use the advanced skills they have obtained through the program to hold leadership roles in the health fitness industry. Positions that Globe University graduates have secured include:

    1. Senior health coach
    2. Personal trainer

    Our graduates are able to apply the managerial and fitness expertise they possess within their positions. Some of the organizations which have hired our graduates include:

    Master of Science in Health Fitness Specialist Graduates 2011 thru 2014

    1. Elite Muscle Mechanics
    2. Four Lake Athletic Club
    3. Healthways
    4. Impact Fitness DC
    5. Joint Strength & Stability Center
    6. Midtown Athletic Club-TCA
    7. Muscle Activation Techniques
    8. NorCal Muscle Clinic
    9. Prairie Athletic Club
    10. SVZ Performance