Master of Science in Human Performance Degree

An Advanced Master of Science in Human Performance Degree

Robert Morris University offers a leading Master of Science in Human Performance Degree. Students will receive a Masters of Science Degree (MS) that creates future leaders in the industry who are knowledgable on health and technically experienced. Designed for advanced clinical preparation in human performance, nutrition and sports medicine, students learn clinical practitioner skills while building an appreciation for the scientific basis of the field.

The RMU Human Performance Degree is designed for advanced clinical preparation with an emphasis in applied areas related to the following: exercise, human performance, nutrition and sports medicine. Our program is centered on experience based learning to ensure that each student understands and appreciates this foundation. This provides a valuable foundation for all students, regardless of their future career.

Gain the Knowledge Needed Through RMU Human Performance Classes

Through Human Performance classes, students will learn how to evaluate a client’s health status involving pathophysiology, body composition, nutrition, medical history, pre-exercise evaluations, and psychology. They will gain knowledge on how to analyze and evaluate movement, how to prescribe exercises that promote health and enhance performance, and be able to assess risk factors from a variety lifestyle behaviors.

In order to promote the best human performance education possible, Robert Morris University offers several convenient on-site experiential based program facilities. Students will be able to utilize the Human Performance Lab, Campus Fitness Center, Athletic Training facilities, culinary facilities/kitchens and numerous sports venues in order to provide unique internship opportunities to develop specialized skills related to their life long career goals.

Advance Your Career With a Master of Science in Human Performance Education

Students from the Morris Graduate School with a Degree in Human Performance will receive the education necessary for them to advance in their selected careers. The flexibility of the human performance program allows you to move forward at your own pace with both full-time and part-time options.

In addition, graduates with an MS in Human Performance Students will receive an education that will allow them to advance in a human performance career such as a nutritionist, fitness consultant or fitness director. The Masters of Science program will give students the human performance training necessary to further their studies for additional professional certifications. These include the Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) exam by the National Sports and Conditioning Association (NSCA), the Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES) from the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and the Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) from the American College of Sports Medicine.

MS in Human Performance Course List:

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Master of Science in Human Performance

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