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Management of Health and Fitness, Bachelor

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Course description

The Management of Health and Fitness major at the Northern Michigan University is designed to prepare students for positions/careers in worksites, hospitals/clinics, public health agencies, health clubs, strength and conditioning clubs, campus fitness programs, geriatric centers, nonprofits (e.g. YMCAs), entrepreneurial endeavors, and other places where health and fitness are promoted. 

It also is designed to prepare students for future study and advanced degrees, if desired. No minor is required.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Physical Well Being
  • Weight Training and Conditioning - Beginning
  • Medical Terminology for Health Educators
  • Introduction to Health and Fitness Education Professions
  • Personal Wellness
  • Fitness Leadership
  • Emergency Health Care
  • Emergency Care for the Health Professional
  • Essentials of Personal Training
  • Planning and Evaluation in Health and Fitness
  • Campus Recreation and Fitness Programming
  • Programming in Health and Fitness
  • Critical Issues in Health Education
  • Human Disease Education
  • Exercise Specialization in Adult Fitness and Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Health and Exercise Leadership Skills
  • Internship in Management of Health and Fitness
  • Physiology of Exercise
  • Anatomical Kinesiology

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Graduate from high school with an academic grade point average of 2.25 or better;
  • Attain a minimum ACT composite score of 19 or a minimum 990 SAT Total Score.
  • Successfully complete core course work for secondary school preparation. Students who have earned a GED or equivalent are also considered for admission.

Tuition Fee

  • National

    16225 USD/year
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  • In-State

    10729 USD/year
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Living costs for Marquette

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


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