Bachelor of Science in Health and Human Performance


Bachelor of Science in Health and Human Performance

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A Christ-centered education that comes to you.

At ACU, our nationally recognized online degree programs are designed for busy working adults just like you. Our programs are intentionally structured to allow you to balance work, life and other commitments. As a student of ACU Online, you are part of a vibrant, virtual, Christ-centered community.


Americans are increasingly pursuing active lifestyles. According to Forbes, the health and fitness industry is worth $30 billion annually and growing. As interest in human performance, fitness, and health continue to grow, people will turn to exercise professionals for guidance. With ACU’s online Bachelor of Science in Health and Human Performance program, you’ll study the psychological, structural, physiological, and mechanical aspects of health and human movement activities.



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To approach health holistically, one must understand the many aspects that make up a human being. This degree serves as preparation for an entry-level career in health, wellness, or sports as well as a foundation for graduate school in areas such as aging, athletic training, chiropractics, exercise physiology, human growth, sports management, sport psychology and more.

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Abilene Christian University is a diverse, welcoming, academically rigorous community redefining what it means to be a Christian university in the 21st century.

Founded in 1906, we’re a private, non-profit university committed to innovative, energized learning. In 2015 we launched our Dallas campus, home to our online graduate and undergraduate programs that serve the educational needs of working adults.

  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Fitness and Wellness Coordinator
  • Fitness Trainer or Instructor
  • Coach
  • Sports Scout

To be considered for admission, students must:

  • Submit official high school and/or college transcripts.
  • Complete the online program application accompanied by a non-refundable processing fee.

Students are not required to submit ACT or SAT test scores.

Graduation Requirements: Students must earn a 2.0 GPA or higher to meet graduation requirements and complete at least 33 advanced hours.

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