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Health & Fitness Administration

Turn your love of sports into a career. Combine physical fitness with business knowledge to prepare yourself for a future in managerial, supervisory, and administrative positions in the field of physical fitness.

  • Technology labs utilizing Dartfish and TriFIT software.
  • Small class sizes and one-on-one time with knowledgeable faculty.
  • Opportunities for International Study, hands-on field experience, and co-curricular activities.
  • Physical education courses taught in the state-of-the-art Foss Wellness Center and expanded Larson Sports Center
  • Cross-disciplinary approach providing knowledge and skills in your discipline, as well as a broad general education.
PERSONALIZE YOUR DEGREE

Double major in Business Administration and pass a Physical Training Certification Exam!

Gain real-life experience – all before your graduate.

Work With the Latest Technology

Some of the technology used by Physical Education majors includes iPads with the latest iOS apps in the field, Dartfish Motion Analysis Software, Metabolic Cart & ECG, Anaerobic Power Anlysis, iHT Heart Rate Monitors, Accelerometers, and Web 2.0 Sites.


Internships

Obtain work experience and make informed career choices through supervised internships of a semester or more in length.


Proven Success
  • Graduating seniors have scored as high as the 98th percentile in the Major Field Achievement Test in Business.
  • Students regularly score in the top three in academic business competitions at the state and national Phi Beta Lambda Leadership Conferences.


Employment Options
  • Athlete Business Manager
  • Sports Agent
  • Fitness Trainer
  • Athletic Director
  • Professional Sports Scout
  • Camp Director

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98%

Placement Rate1Rate based University of Jamestown 2018 bachelor’s degree graduates 1

27K-86K

Expected salary range with a
degree in Health & Fitness Administration2Based on data from “FOCUS 2 CAREER 2



COURSEWORK


Course

Title (credits)
KNS 182 Intro to Kinesiology (2)
KNS 184 Health Education (3)
Acct 201 Principles of Accounting I (3)
Econ 201 Principles of Microeconomics (3)
Acct 202 Principles of Accounting II (3)
KNS 217 Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology I (3)
KNS 218 Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology II (3)
KNS 260 Technology Integration in PE, Health, & Fitness (3)
Comm
or
Comm
314

320
Publicity & Public Relations (3)

Organizational Communication (3)

Course

Title (credits)
KNS 309 Basic Biomechanics (3)
Busn 320 Marketing (3)
Busn 321 Business Management (3)
Busn 322 Human Resource Management (3)
KNS 402 Exercise Physiology (3)
KNS 402L Exercise Physiology Lab (1)
KNS 410 Methods in Aerobic & Resistance Training (3)
KNS 416 Health & Fitness Internship/Field Experience (2)
KNS 451 Seminar in HFA/PE (3)

Total Semester Credits Required: 49




OURPeople
Chris Mahoney
Chris Mahoney, MS
Department Chair
Assistant Professor
701-252-3467 ext. 5564
mahoney@uj.edu

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