Physical Activity and Wellness Science


The  Master’s program in Physical Activity and Wellness Science provides the competencies necessary to promote health and wellness, assist in reducing health risks, and improve quality of life for individuals and communities. The curriculum examines the science underlying the relationship between physical (in)activity and chronic disease and emphasizes health interventions based on scientific data and established behavioral and learning theories. The program offers a cohesive set of courses pertaining to the planning, development, evaluation and dissemination of evidence-based, physical activity and wellness programming that prepares the student to become a health educator and physical activity practitioner in communities, workplaces, healthcare, and/or public health settings.


Physical Activity and Wellness Science M.S.