Master of Science in Health and Human Performance (HHP)
This graduate program builds on the strengths of the Exercise Science and Physical Education and Recreation undergraduate programs.
This program is designed to prepare graduates to work in a variety of settings, such as in coaching, strength and conditioning, fitness and wellness programming, personal training, recreation specialties, and some health careers.
Here's a small sample of what you can do with a Health and Human Performance degree from Brevard College:
- Exercise Physiologist
- Physical Education Teacher/Physical Education Specialists
- Fitness Specialist - Personal Trainer, Fitness Director
- Recreation Worker
- Dance Medicine and Science
- Policy Analysts
- You'll learn how to educate and train students, conduct and translate research, and provide service in the areas of physical activity, preventive and rehabilitative exercise, nutrition, and health promotion.
- You'll combine intensive on-campus coursework with experiential opportunities that will prepare you for the world of work.
- You'll learn from faculty who are experts in the field.
Coursework includes courses in understanding human health, physical education, exercise physiology, athletic performance, and statistics. This program is designed to prepare graduates to work in a variety of settings, such as in coaching, strength and conditioning, fitness and wellness programming, personal training, recreation specialties, and some health careers. Admission prerequisite courses: Human Anatomy and Physiology, Exercise Physiology, and Biomechanics
M.S. in Health and Human Performance (37 credits)
Required Core Courses 28 Semester Hours
RSM 510 Introduction to Research Workshop
RSM 511 Research Methodology
MAT 501 Advanced Statistics
PSY 355/555 Sports Psychology
EXS 312/512 Motor Learning
EXS 330/530 Strength and Conditioning
HHP 510 Organization and Administration in Sport
HHP 513 Sports Nutrition
HHP 569 Research/Internship
Choose Concentration 1 or 2
CONCENTRATION 1 Coaching 9 Semester Hours
HHP 540 Ethics and Sport Law
HHP 541 Advanced Coaching Methods and Techniques
HHP 542 Sports Biomechanics
CONCENTRATION 2 Strength and Conditioning 9 Semester Hours
HHP 550 Advanced Exercise Physiology
HHP 551 Advanced Strength Training and Program Design
HHP 552 Endurance, Speed, and Agility Development
- Completed application for admission.
- Completion of a B.A. or B.S. degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
- Undergraduate courses in Human Anatomy and Physiology, Exercise Physiology, and Biomechanics
- Minimum undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.0.
In some cases, the Admissions Office can offer conditional admission to students who fall below this criteria. Students conditionally admitted must maintain a 3.0 GPA in their first two semesters of graduate study.
- $600 per credit hour.
- Brevard College graduates pay $500 per credit hour.
- Brevard College employees pay $300 per credit hour.
- Graduate Applicants are excused from paying the Enrollment Fee.