Leaders who understand the physiological as well as public health implications of lifestyle choices, including physical activity and nutrition, are needed to help battle obesity, diabetes, mental health and other chronic diseases.

Promote health in action and increase the quality of life nationwide.

The 42 credit hour Master of Public Health focus in Physical Activity and Healthy Lifestyles at Colorado State University prepares graduates for a variety of careers that work to get people to adopt healthy lifestyle choices. These careers are in state and local health departments, federal agencies, parks and recreation departments, non-profit and community health organizations, worksites and schools.

In the physical activity and healthy lifestyles concentration, students can choose from a range of classes on topics related to physical activity, nutritional sciences, exercise science, epidemiology, and health promotion planning.