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Applied Health Physiology

What is it?

Prepare health care professionals and graduates with the vision, the knowledge and the skills necessary to promote health and wellness in strength and conditioning positions as well as a variety of clinical settings. This program is great for anyone interested in the cardiac and pulmonary aspects of physiology and rehab.

How to Become a Applied Health Physiologist:

Typically a masters level program that prepares for further study in biology, physiology or neuroscience. If you want to pursue a career in biomedical research, cardiology or follow a clinical career path in a hospital, pharmaceutical, or the biotech industry setting, the MS in AHP is a great way to get there.

What Type of Work do Applied Health Physiologists do?

These professionals should possess the vision, the knowledge and the skills necessary to promote health and wellness in strength and conditioning positions as well as a variety of clinical settings (e.g., cardiac/pulmonary rehabilitation, geriatric centers, youth centers, state and local health departments, and corporate wellness programs).

Examples of careers include:

  • Research Assistant at Johns Hopkins University.
  • Exercise Specialist in Cardiovascular/Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD
  • Employed at Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD as the Strength & Conditioning Coordinator
  • Working at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in the Cardiac/Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program and the Employee Fitness Plus Program.

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