The online Master of Exercise Science offers concentrations in Performance and Sport Science, Sport and Exercise Administration , and Health and Exercise Rehabilitation . The program may be completed on a part-time or full-time basis; the minimum amount of time for completion is 12 months. All students complete seven foundational courses involving essential exercise science knowledge and skills in research and health. Students will complete three additional courses in their chosen concentration that target specific skills in either performance, leadership, or rehabilitation. Although multiple concentrations may be completed, students receive only one MS credential.
Students who choose the Performance and Sport Science concentration will become specialists in performance, strength, and conditioning of more elite athletes and special training regimens for the purpose of performance. Whether the client be an individual athlete, a team, or a small group of individuals with similar goals, the student will be well educated in advanced sport science protocols.
Application requirements include a bachelor’s degree with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8, two reference letters, and a personal statement. More information is available on the department’s website.