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The following requirements must be fulfilled: 36 credits, including 17 credits in core courses; 10 credits in concentration courses; 3 credits in elective courses; and a 6-credit culminating experience, which may be either a thesis or an internship with a comprehensive examination.
|An undergraduate course in exercise physiology must be completed, with a minimum grade of B, prior to beginning the program.|
|Required exercise science core courses|
|EXNS 6202||Advanced Exercise Physiology I|
|EXNS 6203||Advanced Exercise Physiology II|
|EXNS 6207||Psychological Aspects of Sport and Exercise|
|EXNS 6208||Physical Activity in Public Health|
|PUBH 6002||Biostatistical Applications for Public Health|
|PUBH 6619||Fundamentals of Nutrition Science|
|PUBH 6080||Pathways to Public Health|
|EXNS 6220||Power Training for Sports Performance|
|EXNS 6221||Science and Theory of Training|
|EXNS 6222||Current Topics in Strength and Conditioning|
|EXNS 6223||Biomechanical Analysis|
|3 credits in course(s) approved by the program director.|
|Students complete one of the following culminating experiences:|
& EXNS 6998
and Thesis Research
|EXNS 6233||Graduate Internship (with comprehensive examination)|
This program is primarily delivered online.
- Graduate credit requirement: 36 graduate credits
- Course requirements: successful completion of core and program specific courses
- Grade point requirement: 3.0 (B average) overall grade-point average
- Time limit requirement: the degree must be completed within five years
- Transfer credit policy: up to 12 graduate credits that have not been applied to a previous graduate degree may be approved for transfer to the MSES. Courses need to have been taken within the past three years from an accredited institution with a grade of B or above to be considered.