While located in the resort-like area of Appalachia, with emphasis primarily on serving the beautiful mountain area, the University now reaches into every state and around the world through its student body and alumni. The University’s impact can be seen in the achievements of its graduates who have assumed roles of leadership in this region and throughout the nation.
Program Goals for the Online Master's in Health and Human Performance:
- Prepare candidates to understand the connection between lifestyle behaviors such as physical activity and general health and chronic disease
- Equip online master's in health and human performance graduates to implement health and fitness assessment, intervention, and planning appropriate to diverse populations
- Prepare graduates for developing and applying effective coaching and fitness leadership strategies and styles in a physical activity context, from fitness to competitive athletic levels
- Ready graduates from the online master's in health and human performance program to effectively communicate with and educate others on behavior changes, assessment procedures and results, and program implementation