Program Description


Through the Christian worldview, the BS in Fitness Management program at Missouri Baptist University serves to prepare those students desiring to pursue careers related to the health, wellness, and fitness of the population. The curriculum is tailored to combine the biological and physical aspects of fitness and the psycho-social, ethical, economic, legal, and political factors affecting the management and administration of fitness organizations. Through the practical application of the programs theoretical underpinnings, fitness management majors learn about the health of the individual and the community, the physiological and clinical aspects of exercise, and the fundamentals of communication, entrepreneurship, and marketing. The application of the principles of management specific to fitness industry distinguishes this program from the others offered within the division.

About Missouri Baptist University

MBU puts students on a path to success by stressing the importance of study and service. Every student walks onto campus with potential. We help them take what lies within and transform it into a bright future. MBU is more than a flourishing liberal arts university. It is a place where students shine on.