The Master of Science (MS) degree in Exercise Science prepares students for careers in academia and multiple health-related specialties and professions within the broad scope of Exercise Physiology, such as exercise physiologist, fitness coordinator, rehabilitation coordinator, and many more. Elective coursework can tailor your studies to your unique interests; for example, skeletal muscle physiology, endocrinology in exercise and health, neural repair and rehabilitation, and community-based interventions for physical activity.
Thesis and non-thesis options are available for this program.
STEM designated degree
|Requirements||Direct Master's Accelerator||Advanced Master's Accelerator|
|IELTS||6.5 (no sub-score lower than 6.0)||6.0 (no sub-score lower than 5.5)|
|TOEFL||80 (no part below 18)||74 (no part below 16)|
|Science GPA||GPA 3.0 or equivalent in all science coursework listed on transcript||GPA 3.0 or equivalent in all science coursework listed on transcript|
|Qualifying Undergraduate Degrees||Four-year undergraduate degree, or equivalent in exercise science, kinesiology, biology, chemistry, pre-med, nutrition, health sciences, physiology, biochemistry, neuroscience, physical therapy, medical doctor, from an accredited university.||Four-year undergraduate degree, or equivalent in exercise science, kinesiology, biology, chemistry, pre-med, nutrition, health sciences, physiology, biochemistry, neuroscience, physical therapy, medical doctor, from an accredited university.|
|Additional Requirements||Introduction courses in Human Anatomy and Physiology.
Resume/CV; Statement of Purpose that demonstrates an understanding and interest in career prospects related to the degree; Three letters of recommendation from academic/or professional sources. Complete Transcript.
|Introduction courses in Human Anatomy and Physiology|
|Available Entry||Fall and Spring||Fall and Spring|
- Introduction to Biostatistics
- Exercise Physiology
- Introduction to Epidemiology
- Physical Activity and Health: Epidemiology, Research, and Practice