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

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

SUNY College at Plattsburgh 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)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent