Graduate Study in Exercise Science

M.S. Exercise science - Human performance

The purpose of the Master of Science in Human Performance is for students to acquire an in-depth knowledge of the exercise sciences.  Students are offered several areas of course emphases including: human performance, physiology of exercise and strength and conditioning. 

M.S. Exercise Science - Sport Psychology

The Sport Psychology concentration is designed to offer the student in-depth study in the areas of Health Psychology, Performance Enhancement and Intervention.

M.S. School Health Education

The Master of Science in School Health Education is designed to provide students with the necessary academic background to teach Health Education in grades pre-kindergarten through 12 and to plan, implement, and assess health education programs in the schools. Students completing the program may then obtain either initial certification or a secondary endorsement in School Health.

Graduate Teacher Certification Program

The Certification Program is designed for non-majors who wish to pursue teacher certification in Physical Education.

Admission Requirements

A Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution and a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 (4.0 scale) are required.  The scores from the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) are required with a satisfactory score required as determined by the Exercise Science Department .  In addition, introductory courses in human anatomy, human physiology, kinesiology and physiology of exercise are prerequisites for entry into the graduate program.   

For more information regarding admission requirements and application deadlines, please visit the School of School of Graduate Studies website.