2017-18 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalogs

Fitness and Wellness Leadership

The B.S. in Corporate Fitness offers a wide and diverse range of job opportunities within fitness, exercise, health, wellness, nutrition and rehabilitation. MSU Corporate Fitness graduates and former students have or are currently employed in the following occupations:

President of ANYTIME FITNESS, LLC – over 1,400 fitness center locations located in 10 different countries worldwide

Exercise physiologist in a hospital cardiac rehab program

University professor

Exercise physiologist working with individuals with physical and mental disabilities

Hospital wellness/fitness program director

Sports performance enhancement program owner & director

Strength & Conditioning Coach: major league baseball, universities (NCAA Div. I),sport kinetics centers, and high schools

College graduate assistants in exercise science and nutrition research programs

Personal trainers

YMCA program directors

Physical rehab and massage therapist

Private business corporation fitness/wellness program director

Health and Fitness clubs and Retirement Centers

Professional sports team marketing and promotions director

Dance studio and fitness center owner

Bachelor of Science with a Major in Corporate Fitness

General Education
General Education courses38-40
Required Corporate Fitness Core 1
ACCT 200Elements of Accounting I,3
BADM 301Fundamentals of Management3
BADM 303Human Resource Management3
BOTE 247Spreadsheet Applications3
HPER 207Prevention & Care of Injuries2
HPER 210First Aid & CPR2
HPER 215Methods of Teaching Sport Activities2
HPER 220Methods of Teaching Dance2
HPER 225Fitness Leadership2
HPER 226Methds of Teaching Group Fitness and Weight Training2
HPER 325Personal Training Methods2
HPER 334Nutrition for Physical Performance2
HPER 431Kinesiology3
HPER 433Physiology of Exercise3
HPER 441Evaluation of Psychomotor Performance3
HPER 497Practicum in Corporate Fitness 28
Second Major or Minors/Concentration(s)/or Electives38
Total Hours118-120

A minimum of a 2.5 GPA within the Fitness and Wellness major is required for graduation.


Minimum 160 contact hours

Health and Wellness Concentration

HPER 100Concepts of Fitness & Wellness2
HPER 120Weight Training1
HPER 126Group Fitness1
HPER 210First Aid & CPR2
HPER 215Methods of Teaching Sport Activities2
HPER 334Nutrition for Physical Performance2
Total Hours10