Fitness professionals, advance your career by earning an online degree from American Public University (APU). Whether you are a group exercise instructor, personal trainer, program director or club manager/owner, APU offers more than 190 online certificate and degree programs that are flexible, affordable and designed for you. Available Programs include:B.S. in Sports and Health Sciences, with concentrations in: Coaching Studies; Exercise Science; Fitness and Wellness Professional Studies M.S. in Sports and Health Sciences M.S. in Sports Management, with concentrations in: Coaching Theory and Strategy; Sports Administration Graduate Certificate in Sports Management.  

Why Choose American Public University? APU has been nationally recognized for quality online education and is the unprecedented four-time recipient of the Online Learning Consortium (OLC) Effective Practice Award. APU is a member of the accredited American Public University SystemTuition is affordable - in fact, Our combined tuition, fees, and books are roughly 20% less for undergraduate students than the average published in-state costs at a public university (College Board: Trends in College Pricing, 2013) Choose from more than 190 undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs. Classes start monthly. 94% of recent graduates say they would recommend us to friends and colleagues. 




  • Jay Richardson

    American Public University
    Charles Town, West Virginia