If you are looking for a program that will allow you to turn your interest in sports and physical fitness into a managerial, supervisory or administrative position for a variety of professional health and fitness centers, we invite you to join our dynamic team of teachers and learners in an exciting journey to realize your potential and fulfill your promise.

University of Jamestown Health and Fitness Administration Distinctions

At University of Jamestown you have the opportunity to combine your physical education major with a compliment of core business courses allowing you an innovative way to tailor your individual program of study to suit your particular needs, interests, and career aspirations. Distinctions of the University of Jamestown Health and Fitness Administration program include:

  • Business classes taught in the state-of-art Unruh and Sheldon Center for Business and Technology
  • Physical education courses taught in the new 12,500 square foot state-of-the art Foss Wellness Center and the recently expanded Larson Sports Center
  • Innovative technology labs utilizing Dartfish and TriFIT software
  • Specialized accreditation by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
  • Small class sizes with the focus on excellence in teaching and student learning
  • Significant opportunities for international study, hands-on field experience, and co-curricular activities


Proven Success

  • 96 percent career placement rate of business and accounting students in quality positions 
within six months of graduation
  • Graduating seniors have scored as high as the 98th percentile nationally in the Major Field Achievement Test in Business
  • Students regularly score in the top three in academic business competitions at both state and national Phi Beta Lambda Leadership Conferences
Specific coursework for this major is outlined in the downloadable courses and requirements. Courses & Requirements

Our Academic Catalogs provide information on policies and procedures, the admissions process, programs of study, and degree requirements.

As course offerings can change from semester to semester, working with the Registrar’s office will ensure that your courses are kept on schedule so that you can graduate in four years.

Chris Mahoney, MSAssistant Professor

Certifications/Degrees: MS, Northern State University
Teaches: Technology Integration, Curriculum/Standards & Assessment, Elementary Methods, PE Methods, Teaching Fitness Education, MS & HS Activities & Materials, PE Seminar, Adapted PE, Social Dance
Crawford_Ed Ed Crawford, MSInstructor, Head Men's Cross Country and Track & Field Coach

Certifications/Degrees: MS, Cal Poly Pomona State University
Teaches: Theory of Track and Field
jonHegerle Jon HegerleInstructor, Head Volleyball Coach

Certifications/Degrees: BA, St. Olaf College
Teaches: Theory of Volleyball
thorlakson, mika Mika Thorlakson, DCAssistant Professor

Certifications/Degrees: Doctor of Chiropractic, Northwestern Health Sciences University
Crabtree Gene Crabtree, BS, BAInstructor, Athletic Trainer

Certifications/Degrees: BS, North Dakota State University; BA, Jamestown College
Teaches: Sports First Aid and Injury Care
Kelsey Titus Kelsey TitusInstructor, Assistant Volleyball Coach

Certifications/Degrees: MS, Northern State University
Teaches: Intro to Kinesiology
Hager-Tom Tom Hager, MSHead Baseball Coach, Associate Athletic Director

Certifications/Degrees: MS, University of North Dakota
Ulland-Greg Greg Ulland, MSInstructor, Head Women's Basketball Coach

Certifications/Degrees: MS, University of North Dakota
Teaches: Health Education and Tennis/Golf
walterMarla5 Marla J. Walter, MSInstructor

Certifications/Degrees: BA, University of Arizona; MS, University of Arizona
Teaches: Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology, Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology of Exercise, Methods in Aerobic and Resistance Training, Phys Education and Recreation, Exercise Mgmt (persons with chronic disease & disabilities)
Adjunct Faculty
  • University of Jamestown
    Kinesiology Department
    6032 College Lane
    Jamestown ND, 58405

  • University of Jamestown
    6072 College Lane
    Jamestown ND, 58405