Explore exercise science, exercise testing and programming, fitness, nutrition, health, and wellness with the Sports and Health Sciences BSc course at the American Public University.
Through a partnership with the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), you will have access to their proprietary course content and certification exams as a Certified Professional Trainer (CPT), Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES), Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES), and Group Fitness Instructor (GFI)—all available at preferred student pricing.
Through APU’s online BS in Sports and Health Sciences, you engage in the scientific study of human movement and behavior, providing a window into optimizing health and wellness in an age when life expectancies continue to rise. Your studies include anatomy and physiology, sports psychology, and kinesiology—topics that are fundamental to the allied health professions.
You will learn from respected faculty who share their real-world expertise as researchers, athletic trainers, physical therapists, coaches, fitness center directors, and nutrition and health consultants.
Students must choose a concentration for this degree program:
- Coaching Studies
- Exercise Science
- Fitness and Wellness Professional Studies
What You Will Do
- Apply exercise science concepts to a variety of sports and fitness activities
- Understand how to implement motivational strategies and tactics to guide practice and performance aimed at improving physical activity
- Learn to advance fitness, readiness, and performance
- Educate various populations on the basic concepts of a healthful diet and how to use nutritional guidelines to improve performance
- Understand how to manage sports-related injuries with basic first aid principles
- Exercise Physiology
- Sports Psychology
- Sports First Aid
- Exercise Programming and Testing
- 48 months
- 120 months
Start dates & application deadlines
Courses Start Monthly
DisciplinesNutrition & Dietetics Health Sciences Sports Sciences View 258 other Bachelors in Health Sciences in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- All APU undergraduate programs require a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (i.e. GED).
- Please read all undergraduate admission requirements before applying to this program and be prepared to submit the required documentation.
- There is no fee to complete the APU admission application.
International8550 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 285 USD per credit during 48 months.
National8550 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 285 USD per credit during 48 months.
$250 with military grant
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