Master of Science in Exercise Science & Health Promotion / Group Fitness Leadership
California University of Pennsylvania

Program Details

If you are a group fitness instructor or personal trainer, you can advance your education and career with this online degree in kinesiology and exercise science.  Designed for professionals who lead choreographed exercise classes that are usually 30 to 90 minutes long, this program provides the education many employers now require.  Learn to inspire clients to maintain their health and well-being through exercise. 

Courses teach advanced strategies in fitness leadership and the concepts necessary to become a top leader in the group fitness and exercise field, covering such topics as:

  • Class motivation
  • High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)
  • Group flexibility training

The curriculum was developed through a partnership with Les Mills™, creating a unique academic program built around group fitness research and real-life experience.

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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

California University of Pennsylvania is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Interview, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV