Master of Science in Fitness & Wellness Leadership
SUNY College at Plattsburgh

Program Details

SUNY Plattsburgh offers the online MS in Fitness & Wellness Leadership. This program is for both those starting a career in the emerging fitness, health, and wellness industry and those who are already actively involved in the industry. The coursework integrates exercise science (biomechanics, physiology, exercise program design), resistance/strength training, certification preparation, and fitness management/business concepts (accounting, marketing, and management) — synthesized into a logical, progressive learning sequence.

Sample of Program Courses:

  • Advanced Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology
  • Health Screening and Fitness Assessments
  • Fitness Management and Entrepreneurship
  • Developing Health/Fitness Alliances
  • Biomechanics in Exercise Movements


  • Submit official undergraduate transcripts from an accredited university
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Completion of a baccalaureate degree with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume
  • Applicants will be asked to participate in an interview via phone/SKYPE for acceptance into the program

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education