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Sunday, February 19, 2017

University of Pittsburg - 2 Graduate programs

The Department of Health and Physical Activity (HPA) at the University of Pittsburgh offers two Master of Science (MS) degrees with a research or clinical focus in Health, Physical Activity, and Chronic Disease and Health and Fitness. The program allows students to complete the 36 credit degree in 12 to 15 months, and graduate assistantships are available to students with a background in exercise science, athletic training, physical education, nutrition, or related field.
Health, Physical Activity, and Chronic Disease
Provides training in the area of the prevention and treatment of chronic disease with an emphasis on physical activity and health. Students select from one of the following focus areas:
  • Research Focus: The coursework and related experiences are tailored to prepare a student to pursue a doctoral degree or to seek employment in an academic or research setting.
  • Clinical/Practitioner Focus: The coursework and related experiences are tailored to prepare a student for employment involving health, physical activity, and fitness program implementation related to the prevention and treatment of chronic disease.
Health and Fitness
Provides training in the promotion of optimal health and fitness through physical activity. Students select from one of the following focus areas:
  • Research Focus: The coursework and related experiences are tailored to prepare a student to pursue a doctoral degree or to seek employment in an academic or research setting.
  • Clinical/Practitioner Focus: The coursework and related experiences are tailored to prepare a student for employment involving health, physical activity, and fitness program implementation related to the promotion of optimal health and fitness.
Applications are now being accepted for the 2017-2018 year. We’d greatly appreciate it if you would post the flyer about our graduate assistantships. Please contact us if you have any questions or require additional information related to these programs.
Best regards,
The Office of Admissions and Enrollment Services
University of Pittsburgh School of Education
5500 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
230 South Bouquet Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Phone: 412-648-2230
www.education.pitt.edu

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