Our faculty are captivating teachers and active researchers and our students frequently partner with them on original research projects that are presented at regional and national conferences and published in peer-reviewed journals.
The classes in the EFHP MS program are offered in both face-to-face and distance learning (online) formats. The majority of the face-to-face classes are held on Mason’s Science and Technology Campus, with some face-to-face classes are held on Mason’s Fairfax campus. We offer two concentrations – Wellness Practitioner and Advanced Practitioner.
Check out the information below to determine which of the two concentrations is right for you.
|Criteria||Wellness Practitioner||Advanced Practitioner|
|Designed for||Students With None or Minimal Prior Education in Health And Human Performance||Students With Prior Education in Health And Human Performance|
|Format||Part-Time or Full-Time||Full-Time Cohort|
|Coursework Content||Medical Terminology, Functional Anatomy, Fitness Assessment, Exercise Physiology, Strength and Conditioning, Exercise Nutrition, and/or Exercise Psychology||Fitness Assessment, Exercise Physiology, Strength and Conditioning, Exercise Nutrition, and/or Exercise Psychology, Biomechanics, Research Methods, and Statistics, and Scientific Communications|
|Prospective Careers||Owners and/or Managers of Public and Private (Corporate/Industrial) Exercise, Fitness, Wellness, and Health and Human Performance Facilities and Gymnasiums||Athletic Trainers, Strength and Conditioning Coaches, Exercise Scientists in the University, School, Private and Corporate/Industrial Settings, and/or the Pursuit of Further Academic Study (Doctoral) programs|