Online Master of Science

Sports and Health Sciences

The online master's degree in Sports and Health Sciences offered by our University focuses on the study of physical, physiological, psychological, and functional adaptations to humans.

Online Master's Degree for Sports and Health Sciences Professionals

Our University offers this dynamic graduate program entirely online, giving dedicated sports and health science professionals the opportunity to earn a quality master’s degree while still balancing their work-life schedules. The unique curriculum was designed specifically to provide students with the knowledge to design effective movement programs that assist clients, patients, or organizations in achieving their athletic, fitness, or general health goals.

Students are challenged to think critically and to apply their findings in relation to the latest advances in human bioenergetics, nutrition, movement, and learning. Courses are taught by expert instructors. Many serve as leaders in the sports and health discipline, both professionally and academically.

Instructors interact with students online to help translate qualitative and quantitative research into applicable techniques that optimize sports performance and the quality of health in humans.

 

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Video Spotlight

Sports and Health Sciences Program Overview

Program Director Dr. Amy Ashmore describes why learning the business aspect of sports and health science is very important when getting your career started in the real world.

Our Students Are Priority One

Heidi Boe Meinhart

Heidi Boe Meinhart
M.S., Sports Management

"American Public University exceeded all of my expectations. The resources they provided me made me confident I could achieve my degree."

Martin Lawson

Martin Lawson
B.A., Transportation & Logistics Mgmt

"American Public University has opened my eyes to a whole new world of learning that I didn't even know existed."

Jennifer Deater

Jennifer Deater
B.A., Hospitality Management

"American Public University was the answer for us. The online format, the courses – everything was a fit for what we needed."

The Online Student Experience

  • Asynchronous Format

    Our asynchronous format means you can log in and work on your own schedule.

  • Monthly Class Starts

    Classes start monthly so you can too.

  • 8 and 16 Week Courses

    8 and 16 week courses available in most programs.

  • Student Resources

    Discussion boards, forums, blogs, and other social media keep you connected to classmates and professors.

  • Social Experience

    Online library, study resources, and academic advisors to help you succeed.

  • Providing Value for Your Education Dollars

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    Transfer Your Credits

    50% of our students receive course credit for prior college or work experience.

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    Our Students Say

    96%

    of seniors evaluated their experience as positive

    95%

    of seniors would choose us again

    Our Alumni Say

    94%

    would recommend us to a friend or colleague

    67%

    feel their degree helped them obtain a promotion or new job

    Employers Say

    93%

    would hire another one of our graduates

    89%

    feel our graduates possess field specific academic skills

    National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), 2012

    American Public University System, Alumni Survey, 2012

    APUS Alumni Employer Survey, January 2006-December 2012

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    Program Completion Rates, Median Debt, and More

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