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.

Health & Fitness Administration Factsheet

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:

  • 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
  • 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 can be Viewed Here or downloaded here.

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

More information about the chair.

BS, North Dakota State University;
BA, Jamestown College


Certifications/Degrees: BA, University of Arizona; MS, University of Arizona


Certifications/Degrees: MS, University of North Dakota


Certifications/Degrees: Doctor of Chiropractic, Northwestern Health Sciences University


Periodically, departments do employ adjunct faculty when full-time faculty do not have time within their schedules to teach all courses which the university wishes to be taught. Additionally, sometimes there is a community member or member of the staff at the University of Jamestown that holds a skill or has had education which makes it possible to teach a course which cannot otherwise be taught by regular full-time faculty. This list does change semester-to-semester.

  • University of Jamestown
    Kinesiology Department
    6032 College Lane
    Jamestown, ND 58405

  • University of Jamestown
    6072 College Lane
    Jamestown, ND 58405

  • Chris Mahoney, MS Assistant Professor

    mahoney@uj.edu | PH: 701-252-3467 ext. 5564

  • Marla J. Walter, MS Instructor

    mwalter@uj.edu | PH: 701-252-3467 ext. 5712