Fitness & Wellness Leadership

Master of Science

SUNY Plattsburgh

  • Designated As
    Plus Program
  • Delivery Mode
    100% Online
  • Total Credits
    30
  • Degree Level
    Master of Science
  • Contact Us
    800-342-3811

Earn your master degree online

You will earn the same diploma as our on-campus students

The 100% Online Master of Science (M.S.) in Fitness and Wellness Leadership is for those students interested in starting a career as a fitness professional in the emerging fitness, health, and wellness industry and those who are already actively involved in the industry interested in career advancement and advanced training. Our coursework integrates exercise science (biomechanics, physiology, exercise program design), resistance/strength training, certification preparation, and fitness management/business concepts (accounting, marketing, and management) — synthesized into a logical, progressive learning sequence.

The program combines a theoretical framework with training skills that are necessary to prepare you for national certification testing exams for ACSM-Certified Personal Trainer (CPT), NSCA-Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), Senior Fitness Association-Senior Fitness Instructor (SFI) and others.

What's a master's degree?
A master's degree is an advanced degree that usually takes two years to complete and typically requires students to have a bachelor’s degree in a related field of study.

How do I enroll?

Follow these steps to start your application

  1. Go to the online application
  2. Create an account
  3. Complete the forms or save for later
  4. Pay the application fee (if applicable)
  5. Submit any supplemental materials, if required
  6. Send in your academic records
  7. Apply Now

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