BS - College of Health Sciences

Fitness Programming and Management

The Bachelor of Science in Fitness Programming and Management (FPM) provides students with the knowledge and skills to assist individuals across the lifespan in adopting physical activity, improving exercise performance, and incorporating other healthy behaviors to optimize health and wellness. This program prepares students to work in corporate fitness-oriented organizations, oversee strength and conditioning for athletic teams, or grow a personal training, health and fitness based business. 

Graduating students will be: 

  • Skilled in designing, implementing, administering, and evaluating effective exercise and health programs in private, worksite, community, tactical, and sport organizations.
  • Experts in evidence-based practices to assist multiple populations in improving health- (cardiovascular, muscular, and flexibility) and skill-related (strength, speed, power, and balance) components.
  • Connected with a network of field professionals
  • Prepared to purse national certifications provided by professional organizations (NSCA, ACSM) in fields of study related to personal training, group fitness, strength and conditioning, and sports medicine.

Common Career Paths

You can do nearly anything with a Mizzou degree, but here are some common career paths taken by graduates of this major:

Interested? Here are your next steps

If you are a Prospective Student

You strive to be the best version of you. You are ready to create your own adventure. If this sounds like you—you’ve got Tiger Pride already. We invite you to take the next step.

If you are a Current Student

Speaking with an adviser will help us chart the best path for academic success.