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Strength and Human Performance

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YOUR FUTURE
IS NOW

Earning a Master of Science degree within Parker University’s prestigious Strength and Human Performance program allows students to build a strong foundation for their career in exercise and movement sciences to promote health and fitness!

Courses are designed to facilitate certifications from the American College of Sports Medicine and the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

The Strength and Human Performance program provides an expansive study of evidenced-based research in:

  • Physiology
  • Biomechanics
  • Human metabolism to enhance health, function, and physical performance

Potential Career Paths

  • Physical Fitness Instructor
  • Strength and Conditioning Instructor
  • Sports Psychology
  • Sport Research

Parker
Prepared

A rigorous, comprehensive curriculum

Preparing students to be industry leaders

Easy
Transfer

Transfer credit evaluation within 24 hours

Personalized consultation regarding housing needs

Financial
Assistance

Financial aid entrance counseling

Scholarships to those who qualify

EXPERTLY CRAFTED PROGRAM

With a focus on evidence-based research in physiology, biomechanics, and human metabolism to advance health, function, and physical performance, Parker University’s Strength and Human Performance program provides education about cardiac rehabilitation, sports injuries, and rehabilitation. Upon graduation, allied health professions will understand and implement goal-oriented fitness programs.

Advisory
Board

Parker University is proud to announce its new Strength and Human Performance Advisory Board!

This board includes:

Dan John

Dan John

All-American discus thrower and has also competed at the highest levels of Olympic lifting, Highland Games, and the Weight Pentathlon, lecturer, online religious studies instructor

Kelly Starrett

Kelly Starrett

Co-founder of The Ready State, head coach and physical therapist

Brett Winchester

Brett Winchester

Owner of Winchester Spine and Sport, past team chiropractor for the St. Louis Cardinals, global teacher and lecturer

Scott Hopson

Scott Hopson

Internationally recognized leader in human performance, coaching and education, as well as co-founder of Pivotal and PTA Global

Travis Jewett

Travis Jewett

Strength coach and chiropractor who teaches seminars and workshops around the world in strength training and human performance

Hayley Hollander

Hayley Hollander

Fitness Director for Midtown Athletic Club Chicago, co-founder of Advanced Training Performance, faculty member forPTA Global, international presenter, and author

Jeff Martin

Jeff Martin

Co-owner and CEO of The Brand X Method™

Mikki Martin

Mikki Martin

Co-owner and CEO of The Brand X Method™

In Pursuit of Higher Health

The Master of Science degree in Strength and Human Performance offers state-of-the-art classroom and laboratory instruction designed to prepare students to specialize in assessment, treatment, strength, conditioning, and rehabilitation for those who are physically active. 

With a broad set of courses across multiple disciplines, students study the fundamentals of health promotion and wellness, as well as the benefits of nutrition and exercise, and prevention and rehabilitation of athletic injuries among others.

FLEXIBLE LEARNING

With online and on-campus classes available in many of our programs, students can make their own schedule and study in a convenient way for their lifestyle!

DISTINGUISHED REPUTATION

Rich in tradition, Parker University enjoys its world-renowned reputation as the premier institute in health and wellness.

STUDENT RESOURCES

We provide a state-of-the-art fitness facility, student clubs, workshops, and much more.

ARE YOU PARKERFIT?

The ParkerFit Facility is a 23,000 sqft, state of the art, functional fitness center. Are you an online-only student? Don’t worry – we also use ParkerFit as a teaching tool, so you know you’ll be learning from the best instructors using the best resources when you’re viewing our videos and online curriculum.

Career Outlook

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Fitness Directors can make between $50K and $100K+ based on job and location

PARKER UNIVERSITY​

YOUR FUTURE IN SPORTS AND HUMAN PERFORMANCE BEGINS HERE!

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SACSCOC Accreditation

Parker University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Questions about the accreditation of Parker University may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).