Lindenwood University

Master of Science in Health Studies


209 S Kingshighway St

Saint Charles, MO 63301

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Health Studies

Format: Online

Program Description:

As evidence continues to accumulate demonstrating the ability of exercise and other forms of physical activity to improve the quality of life, the need for skilled professionals who have extensive knowledge in these areas is growing. Lindenwood University’s online Master of Science in health sciences with a specialization in fitness and wellness program can provide the necessary education to boost your career in the wellness and fitness industry while meeting the demand for this dynamic field.

While earning your master’s in health science online, you will examine key areas such as public health, healthcare legislation, fitness management, exercise physiology, and nutrition concepts. By the end of the program, you will understand aspects of health promotion and how to navigate health literacy for your clients and health populations. Students will also utilize scientific methods for designing and interpreting research on physical activity and wellness programming. Ultimately, graduates will have expertise in the principles and practices of health and wellness programming.

This program’s fitness and wellness specialization gives a strong scientific basis for administrative positions in the field. With a master’s in health sciences degree, several advanced careers are possible within healthcare. Career paths may be more focused on community health or clinical investigation. Potential roles include wellness director, fitness manager, health educator, and business owner.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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