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Fitness Industry Concentration

Health Promotion/Fitness Administration

Dr. Crider, Andrew, & Nick

The world of health and fitness encompasses all ages, abilities, and backgrounds. Become a part of this exciting industry with a degree in Leisure and Sport Studies from Kutztown University!

Part of Kutztown University's Leisure and Sport Studies program, the Health Promotion/Fitness Administration specialization helps students develop into trained fitness professionals ready for work in health and fitness clubs, community organizations, private practice, professional sports, and schools and universities.

Class work within the Health Promotion/Fitness Administration specialization is focused on a combination of heath-science classes and business-based courses designed to combine the unique skill set needed for ongoing success in this growing industry. With a degree with specialization, students are prepared for a variety of professional positions such as:

  • Health and Fitness Club Manager
  • Fitness Director
  • Personal Trainer
  • Strength and Conditioning Coach
  • YMCA Director
  • Recreation Director

Program Requirements

The Leisure and Sport Studies  (LSS) degree at Kutztown University is a 120-credit major, with Leisure and Sport Studies majors completing 60 semester hours of general education courses and 60 semester hours of Leisure and Sport Studies courses. Upon successful completion of the Leisure and Sport Studies program, students graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree.

Detailed information about the courses for the Bachelor of Science in Leisure & Sport Studies can be found in the undergraduate catalog.