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Health and Fitness, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #1262 (BCR) Fort Worth, TX, United States
Create the solid foundation required for a career in fitness with a Health and Fitness degree. Texas Christian University’s Health and Fitness major is designed to prepare you for a career in the highly competitive and growing fitness industry. 
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Overview

Develop your skills in classroom, lab, and clinical settings and learn the planning, organization, and administration of fitness and athletic conditioning programs.

This Health and Fitness  major at Texas Christian University, allows you to follow your interests by learning to improve the physical well-being of our society as a whole or focus on reaching optimal performance in an athletic population through strength and conditioning. 

You’ll learn the science of fitness with courses in kinesiology, biology, psychology, and health, and gain clinical experience through internships in fitness, personal training, corporate wellness, cardiac rehabilitation and strength and conditioning.

Career Prospects

Fitness is a growing industry full of opportunities for qualified professionals. Create a foundation of relevant, in-demand skills and forge your own path with the knowledge and skill that comes with a degree in health and fitness.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    124 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Exercise Assessment and Prescription
  • Physical Activity and Disability
  • Anatomical Kinesiology
  • Motor Behavior

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Application
  • Application Fee
  • Official High School Transcript
  • Essay
  • Counselor Evaluation/Recommendation
  • Teacher Evaluation/Recommendation
  • SAT or ACT Scores (optional)
  • English Proficiency (International Applicants Only)
  • Official College Transcripts
  • Early Decision Agreement (Early Decision Applicants Only)
  • Optional Application Materials

Tuition Fee

  • International

    51570 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 51570 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    51570 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 51570 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Fort Worth

  • 1071 - 1680 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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