icon-apply-grad2Exercise Science (M.S.)

Exercise Science faculty prepares students at the graduate level to enter fields of work site health promotion or fitness, cardiac rehabilitation, or related clinical programs; or to perform research in exercise science, including biomechanics and exercise physiology. The program includes classroom, laboratory, research, and field experience in biomechanics, exercise physiology, fitness assessment, exercise program design, and program management and related interdisciplinary coursework. Students can pursue the following concentrations: Biomechanics; Exercise Physiology; and Fitness and Health Promotion. Graduate assistantships may be available with department faculty and the Student Recreation Center. All prospective students are encouraged to submit a GA application with their program application.

Course description and classes

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Student Resources


Program Contacts

Rebecca Ellis, Ph.D.
Program Coordinator

Program Faculty

Jerry Brandon, Ph.D. J Andrew Doyle, Ph.D.
Rebecca Ellis, Ph.D. Mark D. Geil, Ph.D.
Christopher Ingalls, Ph.D. Jeffrey Otis, Ph.D.
Walter Thompson, Ph.D. Brett Wong, Ph.D.
Jerry Wu, Ph.D.

Graduate Admissions Information

For information about application steps, requirements and deadlines for graduate school, visit our extensive Graduate Admissions Information page.