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B.Sc. On Campus

Applied Health and Fitness

Portland State University

48 months
Duration
29286 USD/year
29286 USD/year
10386 USD/year
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About

In the Applied Health and Fitness program at Portland State University you will explore and apply the most current research and science in the field of exercise, physical activity, and health.   

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Overview

With three specialized focus areas (Fitness and Exercise, Health Coaching, and Fitness for Special Populations), we provide you with a core foundation in public health and specialized skills in exercise science that positions you to excel in the career path you seek.

Career 

Our alumni build careers in the fitness industry, corporate wellness, and in recreation facilities, as well as in health coaching. They are also well prepared to enter into graduate teacher education programs to earn licensure to teach physical education in a school setting.

With a bachelor degree in Applied Health and Fitness program at Portland State University , alumni have found work in community- based organizations and facilities, schools, and health and rehabilitative settings, including:

  • Personal Trainer
  • Health and Wellness Coach
  • Health and wellness program manager
  • Fitness Instructor
  • Fitness Center Manager
  • Weight loss coach
  • Sports Coach

Programme Structure

Courses included

  • Our Community: Our Health
  • Basic Biomechanics
  • Research in Health and Fitness
  • Nutrition for Health 
  • Care and Prevention of Injuries
  • Communicable Diseases and Chronic Health Problems
  • Applied Kinesiology
  • Physiology of Exercise

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To enroll as a freshman (first year), you must have completed secondary school or high school. Your education must be equivalent to United States secondary school or high school education.  
  • You must have a cumulative (overall) grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.5 when converted to the U.S. 4.0 grading scale.
  • Meet the English Language Proficiency Requirement. You may be admitted to Portland State University and an Intensive English Language Program (IELP) pathway if you do not meet PSU's English Language Proficiency Requirement. Learn more about PSU’s English language programs.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29286 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 29286 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    29286 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29286 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    10386 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10386 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Portland

1271 - 2262 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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