Human and Sport Performance Certificate

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Certificate Highlights

Evidence-based Approaches

The Human and Sport Performance certificate is designed for individuals wanting to advance their exercise science knowledge, emphasizing strength and conditioning and sports performance. The focus is on evidence-based approaches to applied sports science, human performance evaluation, strength and conditioning methods, training program design for various populations, and using sports performance technology.

Transfer Into Our MSHS or PhD Program

Take the first step toward earning your master’s or doctorate degree. Credits transfer directly from our Health & Wellness Coaching Certificate to either our Master of Science in Health Science or PhD in Health Science programs.

Designed for Working Professionals

Learn while you continue working. Our certificate program is completely online; the structure and pace is designed specifically with busy professionals in mind. Practice what you learn at your own place of employment with feedback and guidance from our student-centered faculty.

Certificate Curriculum

At the completion of the Human and Sport Performance certificate program, the student is expected to:

1. Explore foundational strength and conditioning applications, including key theories, concepts, and scientific principles.

2. Examine the use of appropriate sports performance technology to help improve training, competitive surroundings, and overall athletic performance.

3. Examine evidence-based, objective measures of movement patterns, proprioception, flexibility, and strength required of individuals engaged in physical activity.

4. Construct an advanced training program designed to enhance performance in specific ways.

Semester Starts

Summer 2024

Priority Application Deadline

3/11/2024

Final Application Deadline

4/15/2024

Semester Start

5/6/2024

Fall 2024

Priority Application Deadline

7/8/2024

Final Application Deadline

8/12/2024

Semester Start

9/3/2024

Winter 2025

Priority Application Deadline

11/11/2024

Final Application Deadline

12/16/2024

Semester Start

1/6/2025

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a health/wellness-related field.

Tuition

ProgramSemestersCost Per CreditMinimum CreditsTotal TuitionUniversity Resource Fee (per semester)Program Specific FeesAdditional Information
Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT)Six Semesters (24 months)$87568$59,500$39 per credit (Up to 15 credits per semester)$2,397
Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS)Seven Semesters (28 months)$1,047114$119,358$39 per credit (Up to 15 credits per semester)$9,128

*Up to 15 credits. No additional charge above 15 credits.

Please refer to the MPAS program’s Program Costs policy for full details on tuition, fees, and other expenses.

Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MHC)/Master of Science in School Counseling (SC)Seven Semesters (28 months)$72060$43,200$39 per credit (Up to 15 credits per semester)$700

*Program requires student to complete 2 elective courses (6 credits total). Elective options are offered with variable timing and should be discussed with program advisor.

Dual‐degree program option exists: Masters of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Masters of Science in School Counseling. This dual-degree option requires student to complete an additional 12 credits (72 credits total). This extends the program to 9 semesters or 36 months.

*Dual‐degree program requires student to complete 1 elective course (3 credits total). Elective options are offered with variable timing and should be discussed with program advisor.

Dual Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MHC) & Master of Science in School Counseling (SC)Nine Semesters (36 months)$72072$51,840$39 per credit (Up to 15 credits per semester)$900

Dual‐degree program option exists: Masters of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Masters of Science in School Counseling. This dual-degree option requires student to complete an additional 12 credits (72 credits total). This extends the program to 9 semesters or 36 months.

*Dual‐degree program requires student to complete 1 elective course (3 credits total). Elective options are offered with variable timing and should be discussed with program advisor.

Master of Science in Health Science (MSHS)Five or Six Semesters (20 - 24 months depending on curriculum choice)$59030$17,700$39 per credit (Up to 15 credits per semester)$1,200
($1,770 Optional)
Master of Science in Medical Speech-Language Pathology (MS MedSLP)Six Semesters (24 months)$91069$62,790$39 per credit (Up to 15 credits per semester)$2,956

Always refer to your curriculum schedule for the most up-to-date tuition payment schedule.

Students choose elective courses, with variable credit loads. At least 6 elective credits required.

Master of Science in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN-FNP)Five Semesters (20 months)$96750$48,350$39 per credit (Up to 15 credits per semester)$2,400

*Note: FNP Lab Fees are $300 per clinical course (FNP 710, FNP 720 & FNP 730), and will cover all program materials for onsite skills labs and use of onsite lab facilities.

**Note: Preceptor Fees are $500 per clinical course (FNP 710, FNP 720 & FNP 730) and are used to compensate each hosting preceptor.

Master of Science in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner and Emergency Nurse Practitioner (MSN-FNP/ENP)Six Semesters (24 months)$1,03465$67,210$39 per credit (Up to 15 credits per semester)$6,900

*Note: FNP Lab Fees are $300 per clinical course (FNP 710, FNP 720 & FNP 730), and will cover all program materials for onsite skills labs and use of onsite lab facilities.

**Note: Preceptor Fees are $500 per clinical course (FNP 710, FNP 720, FNP 730, ENP 712, ENP 722 & ENP 732) and are used to compensate each hosting preceptor.

***Note: ENP Course Fees are $200 per ENP credit per semester, and cover ultrasound sim, EKG sim, and all disposable supplies.

Master of Science in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practicioner (MSN-FNP/PMHNP)Six Semesters (24 months)$96777$74,459$39 per credit (Up to 15 credits per semester)$3,900

*Note: FNP Lab Fees are $300 per clinical course (FNP 710, FNP 720 & FNP 730), and will cover all program materials for onsite skills labs and use of onsite lab facilities.

**Note: Preceptor Fees are $500 per clinical course (FNP 710, FNP 720, FNP 730, PMH 708, PMH 718 & PMH 728) and are used to compensate each hosting preceptor.

Master of Science in Nursing - Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practicioner (MSN-PMHNP)Five Semesters (20 months)$96759$57,053$39 per credit (Up to 15 credits per semester)$1,500

*Note: Preceptor Fees are $500 per clinical course (PMH 708, PMH 718 & PMH 728) and are used to compensate each hosting preceptor.

Tuition will vary depending on transfer credit awarded.

Doctor of Medical Science (DMSc)Four or Five Semesters (16 - 20 months depending on curriculum choice)$78536$28,260$39 per credit (Up to 15 credits per semester)

$509

(If applicable)
*Students in the Healthcare Leadership and Administration concentration track and bachelor’s-prepared students who take theHLA 620 course will have a course fee of $115 for the HLA 620 course, which will be used to purchase a validated emotional intelligence assessment report.

*Students in the Psychiatry concentration track will have a course fee of $200 for the PMH 790 course and a course fee of $200 for the PMH 795 course.

Students in the DMSc program (regardless of concentration track) choose between two curriculum models to complete the 36 credit hours: the Integrated Model and the Phased Model. Both curriculum models are designed so PA clinicians, educators, and administrators can continue professional work obligations while completing this degree. In the Integrated Model, students complete the practicum and applied scholarly project courses concurrently with the other didacticcourses. Students may complete the Integrated Model in as little as four semesters. In the Phased Model, students complete the didactic courses before completing the practicum and applied scholarly project courses. Students may complete the Phased Model in as little as five semesters.

PAs with bachelor’s degrees who have not previously completed a master’s or doctoral degree may enroll in the DMSc program and will be required to successfully complete the following additional courses that are offered by Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions:

HS 504 Research Methods (3 credits)

ACP 730 Population Health Issues -OR-HLA 620 Healthcare

Leadership (3 credits)

Doctor of Nursing Practice- Family Nurse Practitioner (Post- Baccalaureate) (DNP/FNP)Eight Semesters (32 months)$96780$77,360$39 per credit (Up to 15 credits per semester)$4,400

*Note: Lab Fees are $300 per clinical course (FNP 710, FNP 720 & FNP 730), and will cover all program materials for onsite skills labs and use of onsite lab facilities.

**Note: Preceptor Fees are $500 per clinical course (FNP 710, FNP 720 & FNP 730) and are used to compensate each hosting preceptor.

***Scholarly Project Fee applied in semester 8 when completing project.

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) (Post-Master’s)Four Semesters (16 months)$96747$45,449$39 per credit (Up to 15 credits per semester)$2,000
Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) Entry‐LevelNine Semesters (36 months)$875105$91,875$39 per credit (Up to 15 credits per semester)$2,497
Doctor of Occupational Therapy (pOTD) Post‐ProfessionalFour Semesters (16 months)$96030$28,800$39 per credit (Up to 15 credits per semester)$1,750
Doctor of Optometry (OD)Eleven Semesters (45 months)$999185$184,815$39 per credit (Up to 15 credits per semester)$7,701
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Health SciencesNine Didactic Semesters and minimum of Three Dissertation Semesters (48 months)$95470$66,780$39 per credit (Up to 15 credits per semester)$3,150
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)Eight Semesters (32 months)$878129$113,262$39 per credit (Up to 15 credits per semester)$1,805
Doctor of Speech-Language Pathology (SLPD)Seven Semesters (28 months)$99640$39,840$39 per credit (Up to 15 credits per semester)$2,574 *Students in the SLPD program who take the HLA 620 course will have a course fee of $109, which will be used to purchase a validated emotional intelligence assessment report.
Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy (tDPT)Three or Four Semesters (12 - 16 months depending on curriculum choice)$95824$22,992$39 per credit (Up to 15 credits per semester)$0
Emergency & Primary Care in Athletic Training Practice Certificate (EPCAT)$4509$4,050$39 per credit (Up to 15 credits per semester)$0
Emergency Nurse Practitioner (ENPC) Certificate (Post-Master's)Three Semesters (12 months)$1,17315$17,595$39 per credit (Up to 15 credits per semester)$4,500

*Note: Preceptor Fees are $500 per clinical course (ENP 712, ENP 722 & ENP 732) and are used to compensate each hosting preceptor.

**Note: ENP Course Fees are $200 per ENP credit per semester, and cover ultrasound sim, EKG sim, and all disposable supplies.

Family Nurse Practitioner (FNPC) Certificate (Post-Master's)Four Semesters (16 months)$96730$29,010$39 per credit (Up to 15 credits per semester)$2,400

*Note: FNP Lab Fees are $300 per clinical course (FNP 710, FNP 720 & FNP 730), and will cover all program materials for onsite skills labs and use of onsite lab facilities.

**Note: Preceptor Fees are $500 per clinical course (FNP 710, FNP 720 & FNP 730) and are used to compensate each hosting preceptor.

Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate/Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Certificate (FNPC/PMHNPC)Five Semesters (20 months)$96757$55,119$39 per credit (Up to 15 credits per semester)$3,900

*Note: FNP Lab Fees are $300 per clinical course (FNP 710, FNP 720 & FNP 730), and will cover all program materials for onsite skills labs and use of onsite lab facilities.

**Note: Preceptor Fees are $500 per clinical course (FNP 710, FNP 720, FNP 730, PMH 708, PMH 718 & PMH 728) and are used to compensate each hosting preceptor.

Family Nurse Practitioner/Emergency Nurse Practitioner (FNPC/ENPC) Certificate (Post-Master's)Five Semesters (20 months)$1,03445$46,530$39 per credit (Up to 15 credits per semester)$6,900

*Note: FNP Lab Fees are $300 per clinical course (FNP 710, FNP 720 & FNP 730), and will cover all program materials for onsite skills labs and use of onsite lab facilities.

**Note: Preceptor Fees are $500 per clinical course (FNP 710, FNP 720, FNP 730, ENP 712, ENP 722 & ENP 732) and are used to compensate each hosting preceptor.

***Note: ENP Course Fees are $200 per ENP credit per semester, and cover ultrasound sim, EKG sim, and all disposable supplies.

Functional Nutrition Certificate (FNC)$45012$5,400$39 per credit (Up to 15 credits per semester)$0
Health & Wellness Coaching Certificate (HWC)$4506$2,700$39 per credit (Up to 15 credits per semester)$0
Healthcare Leadership and Administration Certificate (HLA)$45012$5,400$39 per credit (Up to 15 credits per semester)$0
Healthcare Professions Education Certificate (HPE)$45012$5,400$39 per credit (Up to 15 credits per semester)$0
Human & Sport Performance Certificate (HSPC)$45012$5,400
Mental Health Counseling Certificate & School Counseling Certificate (MHCC)(SCC)$72015-21$10,800 - $15,120$39 per credit (Up to 15 credits per semester)$0Note: "The credit amount for this program is dependent on an evaluation of your master's transcript from the program. For more information, please contact the admissions office at admissions@rm.edu."
Post-Professional Occupational Therapy Certificates$5009$4,500$39 per credit (Up to 15 credits per semester)$0
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Certificate (Post-Graduate Certificate in Psychiatric/Mental Health)Four Semesters (16 months)$96739$37,713$39 per credit (Up to 15 credits per semester)$1,500

*Note: Preceptor Fees are $500 per clinical course (PMH 708, PMH 718 & PMH 728) and are used to compensate each hosting preceptor.

Tuition will vary depending on transfer credit awarded.

Psychiatry Certificate (for PA clinicians)$45015$6,750$39 per credit (Up to 15 credits per semester)$0
Rehabilitation Science Certificate (RSC)$45012$5,400

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