Human Performance & Wellness

Graduate Program: Human Performance & Wellness

Online Program

Human Performance & Wellness Graduate Program Online

The Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation offers a Master of Science degree. Within the program, students will select from three different emphasis areas, Human Performance and Wellness; Sport and Leisure Service Management; and General. This program is designed to prepare students for careers in the field of sports, physical education, wellness and recreation.  Students selecting the Human Performance and Wellness emphasis will be required to complete an internship as part of their degree program. The program consists of 32 credit hours.

Why Pitt State?

Options available for the degree include:

    Option I: Thesis
        This option is designed to prepare students for a doctoral program, for advanced professional careers, or for students wanting to complete an in-depth research experience.

    Option III: Course Work
        This option requires completion of course work that demonstrates evidence of advanced course work in an area of concentration. Departments will require evidence of competency through activities such as research papers, portfolios, practice, internships, comprehensive exams or other individual work. Students should check with their major department for specific requirements for the coursework.

Career Options

  • Community Wellness Coordinator
  • Rehabilitation Specialist
  • Health Sciences Instructor

Learn more about the Department of Health, Human Performance, and Recreation

Admission to this graduate degree program requires:

  • 20 hours HHPR foundation courses
  • Interview with program coordinator
  • Statement of intent
  • Two letters of reference
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