Health and Human Performance

Health and Human Performance

Program Overview

Sports Medicine and Fitness Technology is a field that offers unique and varied job opportunities. When you graduate, you'll be qualified to perform health and fitness assessments, monitor and motivate individuals with exercise prescriptions and conduct exercise sessions. 

Keiser University offers both an Associate and Bachelor of Arts degree in Sports Medicine and Fitness Technology.

Program Objectives

The associate degree prepares students for positions in the sports medicine and fitness industries. As a student, you will take classes in exercise physiology, nutrition and weight management, sports medicine and first aid, exercise leadership and sports psychology. You will also have the opportunity to learn about health risk factors, basic biomechanical principles, and how to prevent and treat injuries while you develop hands-on skills in the externship program.

Our bachelor's degree prepares students to conduct advanced health and fitness assessments, monitor individuals with exercise prescriptions, and make lifestyle modifications for clients. You'll learn about health risk factors, exercise leadership, prevention and treatment of injuries, biomechanics of movement, and physiological adaptations to exercise. You'll also gain knowledge and expertise in managing your own health and wellness-related business and utilizing sports marketing and promotion techniques.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the Sports Medicine and Fitness Technology degree can work in a wide array of health and sports-related positions in settings such as:

  • Hospitals
  • Corporations
  • Health clubs
  • Educational institutions
  • Professional sports associations

Contact Keiser University today to learn more about our Sports Medicine and Fitness Technology programs.

Program Overview

*Note: Formerly AS and BS in Sports Medicine and Fitness Technology.

Health and Human Performance is a field that offers unique and varied job opportunities. When you graduate, you'll be qualified to perform health and fitness assessments, monitor and motivate individuals with exercise prescriptions and conduct exercise sessions. 

Keiser University offers both an Associate and Bachelor of Science degree in Health and Human Performance.

Program Objectives

Associate of Science in Health and Human Performance

The associate degree prepares students for entry-level health, wellness, and fitness positions. As a student, you will take classes in exercise physiology, nutrition and weight management, exercise leadership, and sports psychology. You will also have the opportunity to learn about health risk factors, basic biomechanical principles, and how to instruct proper safety and exercise techniques while you develop hands-on skills in the externship program.

Bachelor of Science in Health and Human Performance

Our bachelor's degree prepares students to conduct entry-level health and fitness assessments, monitor individuals with exercise prescriptions, and make lifestyle modifications for clients. You'll learn about strength and conditioning, exercise leadership, kinesiology, motor development, and physiological adaptations to exercise. You will also gain knowledge of modifications and new exercise approaches for all populations, business, and marketing strategies, and how to apply more advanced skills in real-world settings of an externship and within your future career.

Career Opportunities

The Associate of Science Degree in Health and Human Performance prepares students for entry-level health, wellness, and fitness positions in settings such as:

  • Hospitals
  • Corporations
  • Health and Country clubs
  • Private studios
  • Wellness clinics

Graduates of the Bachelor of Science Degree in Health and Human Performance can work in a wide array of health and sports-related positions in settings such as:

  • Hospitals
  • Corporations
  • Health clubs
  • Educational institutions
  • Professional sports associations

Contact Keiser University today to learn more about our Health and Human Performance programs.

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  • On Campus
  • Hybrid
Degree Levels Available:
Associate of Science, Bachelor of Science