Exercise Physiology Program Description

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Overview

This 33- to 36-credit hour program leads to a Master of Science degree with a concentration in exercise physiology. Students in this program receive broad-based preparation in exercise physiology including required coursework in advanced exercise physiology topics, physiological testing, exercise prescription and research. Students may select either the thesis or non-thesis track and will have elective options in the areas of clinical exercise physiology, applied exercise physiology, nutrition, biology, and graduate psychology. This program is designed to prepare students to pursue a doctoral degree in a related field or to enter a variety of workplaces related to clinical, sport, research, fitness, or health and wellness industries.