Exercise Physiology (MS)

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Admission Requirements

  • Earning an undergraduate major (exercise science, kinesiology, physical therapy, medicine, physiology, nursing, biology, chemistry, etc.) with a Grade-Point Average ≥2.75 on a 4-point scale
  • Completion of all prerequisite courses from the following list with a grade ≥3.0 on a 4-point scale: Exercise Physiology; Biomechanics/Structural Kinesiology; Anatomy & Physiology (minimum of 6 credit hours)
  • A resume where candidates will describe the experience they have accumulated in the fields of exercise science, exercise physiology, sport science, and/or strength and conditioning and a personal statement (500 words or less) where candidates will explain their interest in the program and professional objectives. 
  • Three letters of recommendation.
  • All applicants for whom English is a second language must also submit official TOEFL scores of 79 or higher on the internet-based test, 213 or higher on the computer-based test. English proficiency can also be met by submitting official IELTS scores of at least 6.5 overall band score from the academic module exam or official Duolingo overall score of 105.
  • Following review of materials listed above, eligible candidates will be invited to an interview with the selection committee where they will be provided with information about the program and will further discuss the content of their application.

Degree Requirements

Core Courses
HSS 506Athlete Monitoring and Data Management3
HSS 530Nutrition and Athletic Performance3
HSS 604Research Methods in HSS3
EXP 501Applied Exercise Physiology3
EXP 503Clinical Exercise Physiology3
EXP 600Exercise Biochemistry3
EXP 601Laboratory Methods in Exercise Physiology3
EXP 605Human Physiology3
EXP 607Neuromuscular Exercise Physiology3
EXP 608Strength and Conditioning I3
EXP 611Advanced Cardiorespiratory Physiology with ECG3
Capstone Courses (select one):6
Exercise Physiology Internship
Thesis
Minimum Total Hours39