Free Online Health and Fitness Courses from Top Universities

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Health and fitness classes are made available for free from Open University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Individuals can choose from several courses that address topics like where to find information on living a healthy lifestyle and how the body handles strain and movement.
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Free Health and Fitness Courses

A few courses related to health and fitness are available free of charge from two prominent universities. These classes lecture on such topics as muscle and joint movement and how alcohol affects the body.

Open University

The OpenLearn platfrom from this school provides two free health and fitness courses. Individuals can take a class that explores alcohol and its short- and long-term effects on human health. Another course teaches students how to find lifestyle- and health-related information on the Web. Topics covered in this class include bookmarking, RSS feeds, online resources, bibliographic databases and full text electronic journals.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Aspiring heath and fitness experts or those who want to learn about the field for personal enjoyment can sign up for a free course through the university's OpenCourseWare. The class deals with the feeling of strain or movement in joints, tendons and muscles, and includes lecture notes and activities.

Free Online Health and Fitness Courses at a Glance

Course & School Program Level Format Assignments Quizzes & Exams Downloadable
Alcohol and Human Health course from Open University Undergraduate Text No Yes Yes
Finding Information in Health and Lifestyle course from Open University Undergraduate Text Yes No Yes
Physical Intelligence course at Massachusetts Institute of Technology Undergraduate Text Yes No Yes

Popular Schools

  • Online Programs Available
    1. Northcentral University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Ed.D. - Sports Management
      • PhD in Education - Sports Management
    Master's
      • MAT - Sport and Athletic Management
      • MEd - Athletic Coaching
      • MEd - Sports Management
      • MAT - Athletic Coaching
      • Master of Science in Organizational Leadership - Health Care Administration
    Certificate
      • Education Specialist - Sports Management
  • Campus and Online Programs
    2. Full Sail University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • BS - Sportscasting
      • B.S. - Sports Marketing and Media
  • Online Programs Available
    3. The University of Scranton

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Dual MBA-MHA
      • MBA - Healthcare Management
      • Master of Health Administration
    Certificate
      • Executive Certificate in Health Administration
  • Online Programs Available
    4. American InterContinental University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Healthcare Management
      • Master of Business Admin: Healthcare Admin
    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor of Business Admin: Healthcare Management
      • Bachelor of Healthcare Management - HSA Mgt.
      • Bachelor of Healthcare Management
  • Online Programs Available
    5. Keiser University

    Program Options

    Associate's
      • Associate of Sciences - Medical Assistant
  • Online Programs Available
    6. Georgetown University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Professional Studies in Sports Industry Management
  • Online Programs Available
    7. Saint Joseph's University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MS Health Administration
  • Online Programs Available
    8. Utica College

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy
    Master's
      • MBA - Health Care Management
      • Masters in Health Care Administration
      • Online Master of Science in Health Care Administration - Acute Care
      • Online Master of Science in Health Care Administration - Long Term Care
      • Online Master of Science in Health Care Administration - Service Organization
  • Online Programs Available
    9. Colorado Technical University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Doctor of Management - Health Care Management and Leadership
    Master's
      • MS - Healthcare Management
      • Master of Science in Management - Healthcare Management
    Bachelor's
      • BS - Business Administration - Health Care Management
  • Online Programs Available
    10. Queens University of Charlotte

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Business Administration - Healthcare Management
      • Master of Health Administration

Featured Schools

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Northcentral University

  • Ed.D. - Sports Management
  • MAT - Sport and Athletic Management
  • Education Specialist - Sports Management

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Full Sail University

  • BS - Sportscasting
  • B.S. - Sports Marketing and Media

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The University of Scranton

  • Dual MBA-MHA
  • MBA - Healthcare Management
  • Executive Certificate in Health Administration

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American InterContinental University

  • Master of Healthcare Management
  • Master of Business Admin: Healthcare Admin
  • Bachelor of Business Admin: Healthcare Management
  • Bachelor of Healthcare Management - HSA Mgt.

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Keiser University

  • Associate of Sciences - Medical Assistant

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Georgetown University

  • Master of Professional Studies in Sports Industry Management

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Saint Joseph's University

  • MS Health Administration

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Utica College

  • Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy
  • MBA - Health Care Management
  • Masters in Health Care Administration

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