Applied Physiology & Health Management

The Science and Management of Health

The Applied Physiology & Health Management undergraduate program provides a rigorous curriculum for understanding the biological basis of health and fitness and the management skills required of professionals in the performance, health and fitness industries.

Applied Physiology & Health Management

Applied Physiology & Health Management

The required introductory course for students interested in applying for the APHM specialization is APSM 2441: Human Anatomy and Physiology with lab.

Academic coursework and experiential learning opportunities within this specialization prepare students for a variety of possible career paths including:

  • Commercial health and fitness facility management
  • Corporate fitness programming
  • Nutrition services and products
  • Sports strength and conditioning
  • Health management

Students selecting the specialization of Applied Physiology & Health Management within the Applied Physiology & Sport Management major will find that the two primary content areas of science and management are integrated by the organizing principle of evidence-based practice, which parallels the mission of the Simmons School of Education and Human Development to integrate theory, research and practice.