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Master's in Health & Human Performance degree

Advanced your career in fitness and performance

For those interested in helping others achieve greater levels of overall health and fitness performance through an emphasis on lifestyle and fitness, our online Master's in Health & Human Performance degree focuses on these two relevant concentration areas: Health and Fitness Promotion, and Coaching and Fitness Leadership.

What Is It?

The master’s in human performance with a health and fitness promotion concentration develops candidates through an understanding of chronic disease prevention along with intervention skills to execute health promotion programs for diverse populations. The coaching and fitness leadership focus is designed to help candidates achieve effective and ethical leadership styles in guiding individual and team performance. Both tracks of this health and human performance major require a drive to motivate others to be the best version of themselves. If that’s a challenge you can embrace, earning your health and human performance degree online could be right for you!

The curriculum for this online master's in health and human performance program will engage you in all aspects of physical health as they relate to human performance through research, statistics, nutrition, psychology, exercise physiology, health and fitness testing, and program design.

What Careers Can I do With an Online Master's in Health and Human Performance? 

An online Master of Science in Health and Human Performance can have a meaningful impact on the overall health and well-being of others and in your career. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the employment field for fitness trainers and instructors will add 57,800 jobs through 2031. Job seekers in these fields can leverage a much faster than average growth rate of 19 percent! Roles you would be qualified to apply for include:


Costs for programs of study at University of the Cumberlands are competitive and affordable. Click here to view tuition rates and fees. 


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Looking for your ideal college of health and human performance? One that offers the perfect coaching and fitness leadership program for your needs? Your search is over. University of the Cumberlands offers health and fitness promotion degree programs that will help you advance your career in health and fitness. Start earning your online master's in health & human performance today. Call 855.791.7201 or simply fill out the form on this page for more information.

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Career Path

A University of the Cumberlands degree prepares you for the rigors of the professional world.  Click the button to learn more about the exciting career opportunities you can pursue with this program.