Master of Science in Human Performance - Fitness & Wellness Online Degree Program

Master of Science in Human Performance - Fitness & Wellness Online Degree Program

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Receive Advanced Training in Human Performance by Earning an Online Master of Science in Fitness and Wellness Degree!

Due to life pressures and responsibilities, many people fail to see the importance of fitness and wellness. You can take part in educating, promoting, and programming for a healthier community and help people understand their responsibility in their fitness and wellness by earning our Master’s degree in Fitness and Wellness!

Our 100% online Master of Human Performance will prepare you for advanced training in exercise science, physiology, biomechanics, research, nutrition, helping those with disabilities, public health, and promoting individual and community wellness. You will learn how to evaluate the needs of your community and make a difference by working together with those around you using basic principles of exercise science and human performance. Reshape the next generation of wellness and fitness by helping people of all fitness levels understand when we work together for fitness and wellness we can push each other to maintain a higher standard of healthy living and physical well-being.

You will also get a first-hand look at the latest research methods in the field so you can be up to date with best practices in the human performance and exercise science field. You will have the opportunity to complete two hands-on labs at our campus in Lynchburg, Va. while completing your other degree requirements from the comfort of your home. If you have a desire to see individuals and communities get back to healthier living, our online Master’s degree in Human Performance should be your next educational endeavor. 


Why Choose Liberty’s Online Master of Science in Human Performance – Fitness and Wellness Degree?

Our Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACSCOC) accreditation will give you a credible degree that will be recognized with confidence in your career. With your accredited degree, training, and knowledge of exercise science, human performance and fitness and wellness, you will be successful in any career you chose to pursue.

Whether you are just starting out or considering a career change, the Master’s degree in Human Performance can be completed in two years, meaning your career in fitness and wellness can be a reality sooner than you think. That gives you time to start or change paths in your career quickly and at an affordable price. The need for professional and passionate trainers, wellness coaches, and community fitness programs is growing rapidly, and you can help the next generation of individuals be aware of their fitness levels.


What will you learn in the Masters of Science in Human Performance – Fitness and Wellness?

Throughout Liberty’s online Masters of Science degree in Human Performance, you will strengthen your understanding of what exercise physiology means in a fitness and wellness context. You will learn how human performance is not only dictated by mental or emotional health alone. Creating healthier and happier communities starts with learning about how to assess and evaluate needs, understand those with disabilities, along with more effective collaboration with your community for programs resulting in a unified commitment to physical activity. With research-based objectives and statistical analysis in our online human performance program, you will understand health and wellness trends within your community and abroad. By the end of the degree, you will be well prepared and ready to integrate your faith in your community and your passion for fitness and wellness for greater effectiveness in human performance.


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You may also be interested in our online Master’s degree in Public Health – Nutrition.


Master of Science in Human Performance Program Highlights

Here are a few more reasons why our online Masters of Science in Human Performance – Fitness and Wellness Program will be a good fit for you:

  • By earning your online M.S. in Human Performance – Fitness and Wellness degree from a non-profit university whose online programs ranked in the top five out of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility you will be set apart from others in your field.
  • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs has not increased in three straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a non-profit university.
  • Translate your passion for healthy living, physical well-being, and community enrichment into a profession and gain greater fulfillment while advancing your career.
  • Increased job opportunities in the field of healthcare by creating healthy lifestyles for individuals and athletes.
  • Only two weeks on campus to fulfill intensive lab requirements
  • Transfer in up to nearly 50% of your required classes (Up to 15 credit hours).

Military Benefits

Are you a service member, veteran, military spouse, or Department of Defense employee? We are proud to support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts - $275 for graduate (per credit hour)

Program Format for the Online Master’s in Human Performance


M.S. Human Performance - Fitness and Wellness Degree Information and Requirements

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Potential Career Options with a Degree in Fitness and Wellness

Start or advance your career in Human Performance and Exercise Science. Our online Fitness and Wellness Masters in Human Performance will open the door to many career opportunities, including:

  • Human Performance Specialist
  • Strength & Conditioning Coach
  • Wellness coaches
  • Corporate, University, Commercial, and Resort Fitness Trainer