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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.


Internships

Obtain work experience and make informed career choices through internships of a semester or more in length. Some previous internships include: interpreters/curators, frontier soldier re-enactors, law interns, archaeology interns, and congressional interns.


Work with the latest technology
  • iPads and the latest iOS apps in the field
  • Anaerobic Power Analysis: Test anaerobic power
  • Dartfish Motion Analysis Software: Analyze technical performances
  • Accelerometers: Track every movement with a 3D movement analysis device
  • Metabolic Cart & ECG: Monitor breath-by-breath gas analysis and oxygen consumption
  • iHT Heart Rate Monitors: Assist in managing exercise sessions for a variety of population groups
  • Web 2.0 Sites: Plan and design a fitness center, create a web page, analyze your diet, or create a podcast movie


Career 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 for a graduate
with a degree in health and fitness administration2Based on data from “FOCUS 2 CAREER 2



COURSEWORK


Course

Title (credits)
KNS 182 Intro to Kinesiology (2)
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 and Physiology I (3)
KNS 218 Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology II (3)
KNS 240 Nutrition & Wellness (2)
KNS 260 Technology Integration in PE, Health, & Fitness (3)
KNS 309 Basic Biomechanics (3)

Course

Title (credits)
Comm
or
Comm
314

320
Publicity and Public Relations (3)

Organizational Communication (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 and Fitness Internship/Field Experience (2)
KNS 451 Seminar in HFA/PE (2)

Total Semester Credits Required: 48




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

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