Our online degree programs are designed for busy working adults just like you – 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.
Our Locked-In Tuition program guarantees you’ll pay the same price for your entire undergraduate degree.
About the Program
To approach health holistically, one must understand the many aspects that make up a human being. 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.
All the Details on Your Degree
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.
Total: 120 hours
University Requirements: 56 hours
Major: 64 hours (up to 17 hours in electives)
Professional Certifications in Health & Human Performance
Strength and Conditioning for Performance
Exercise and Special Populations
Upcoming Start Dates
May 4, 2021
June 29, 2021
Common Job Titles
Fitness and Wellness Coordinator
Fitness Trainer or Instructor
Meet the Program Director
Dr. Kathy Carroll is an assistant professor and the Program Director for the online Bachelor of Science in Health and Human Performance. She received her bachelor’s degree from Southwestern Oklahoma State University (Pharmacy), her master’s degree from Texas Woman’s University (Kinesiology/Exercise Physiology) and her doctorate from The University of Toledo (Health and Human Performance/Exercise Physiology). Kathy worked for several years as a pharmacist, before a career change that led her into higher education. She previously taught natural science and exercise science and served as department chair for Exercise and Sport Science. Kathy has a passion for teaching and a heart for helping people and is excited to bring these qualities into her role as program director.
5 Tips to Help You Sharpen Your Soft Skills
Soft skills are more important than most people realize, often playing a key role in job placement. Fortunately, these skills can be developed over time. Learn how by using these 5 helpful tips.
5 Reasons a Bachelor’s Degree Makes Sense
Considering a bachelor’s degree? Here are five reasons why it’s an awesome idea!
Why Attending College is Worth It
The debate about whether college is worth it rages on. Here are just a few reasons why you might want to take the plunge.