American Public University is part of American Public University System (APUS), which is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and is nationally accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training ... more less
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DescriptionConcentrations in Exercise Science, Coaching Studies, and Sports Management. The Sports and Health Sciences degree is a study of the human, physical, psychological, and related issues concerning sports, recreation, health, and wellness. Students study a core of issues central to this growing field and also have the opportunity to concentrate in specific areas of sports and health interest, to include: athletic performance, coaching, sports management, and pre-sports medicine. This degree is applicable in the various sports and health professions, and it is also a foundation degree for general purposes and further academic interests in a variety of areas.
Department/CollegeSport Management
CategoryExercise Science, Sports Management, Sports, Health Science
DescriptionThe Athletic Administration Certificate provides an academic background for individuals pursuing careers as intercollegiate or interscholastic athletic directors, recreation directors, and sport & fitness related business owners. Courses in the Athletic Administration Certificate examine the aspects of leadership, planning, organization, marketing, budgeting, fundraising, and communication in relation to managing athletic programs in the administrator role.
Department/CollegeSport Management
CategorySports Management, Sports
DescriptionAmerican Public University offers an online Sports Management Graduate Certificate providing the fundamental background for pursuing various positions within the sports industry. Settings for this industry include sports marketing agencies, intercollegiate athletics, professional sport franchises, recreational services, and health and fitness facilities. Courses in the certificate program allow students to study the nature and scope of the sports industry, unique aspects of sports management, and preparation for managing sport in the 21st-Century.
Department/CollegeSport Management
CategorySports Management, Sports
DescriptionThe Master of Science in Sports and Health Sciences focuses on the study of physical, physiological, psychological and functional adaptations to humans. Students develop an understanding of how to design effective movement programs for varied populations to reach athletics, fitness, and general health goals. Students will also learn to critically think and apply their knowledge as it relates to human bioenergetics, nutrition, movement and learning. These students will gain a greater understanding of the scientific principles needed to optimize sports performance and improve functionality and quality of life in humans.
Department/CollegeCollege of Health Sciences
CategoryHealth Science
DescriptionConcentrations in Sports Administration and Coaching Theory and Strategy. This degree is designed for those who are interested in sports management, coaching, and administration. The core curriculum includes the social contexts of sport in historical and modern society, fundamentals of the sports industry, and specifically focuses on sports law, marketing, promotion, public relations, finance, and economics. Students are provided with an opportunity to concentrate in an area of specific interest, to include sports administration for the aspiring collegiate, community, or high school athletic administrator; coaching theory and strategy for those interested in leading and coaching teams; management for those interested in general sports business and front office opportunities.
Department/CollegeSport Management
CategorySports Management, Sports


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  • by Jay Richardson on Feb 21, 2012

    Fitness professionals, advance your career in the exciting and dynamic field of Sports and Health Sciences by earning an online degree from American Public University (APU). This, multi-billion dollar industry has career opportunities in a wide variety of specialties, including Training, Nutrition, Conditioning, Financing, Coaching, Recreation and Fitness Management, Sports Industry Management, Health Administration, Public Health, and more!

    Whether you are a group exercise instructor, personal trainer, program director or club manager/owner, APU offers more than 100 online certificate and degree programs that are flexible, affordable and designed for you.

    Available Programs include:
    • B.S. in Sports and Health Science
    • M.S. in Sports and Health Science
    • M.S. in Sports Management
    • Masters of Business Administration
    • ...and more!

    Get started today by requesting a brochure at

  • by ROCK DESMARAIS on Jul 27, 2011

    The University offers a lot of classes that I thought were outstanding compared to the competition. I have looked at other colleges for classes in anatomy and none had this course. This is why I chose AMU. Thank you.