Kinesiology and Recreation - Exercise Physiology

24 months
23440 USD/year
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Exercise Physiology studies how the body's structures and functions alter during exercise. Professionals use exercise physiology principles when training clients to maximize their physical potential. Students of the Kinesiology and Recreation - Exercise Physiology course at Illinois State University study these principles and apply them to how people acquire, use, and improve motor skill. 

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Apply directly through to a Master’s degree. Just make sure you meet the graduate program requirements and the expected English language level. INTO helps you apply to multiple universities at once and the application process won’t cost you anything. Graduate Direct Entry students also receive a Direct Entry I-20 invitation that you will need to be permitted to enter the United States.

Highlights of the  Kinesiology and Recreation - Exercise Physiology course at  Illinois State University

Our students travel to national conferences, such as the American College of Sports Medicine and the National Strength and Conditioning Association, to present research each year.

The Exercise Physiology sequence prepares students to continue on to the doctoral level or enter the field. Potential career opportunities include:

  • Research and development
  • Self-employment in the fitness industry
  • Advanced positions in health, fitness, and wellness settings

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Badminton 
  •  Basketball
  •  Billiards
  •  Bowling
  •  Personal Fitness
  •  Machine Weight Training
  •  Adventure Education
  •  Fitness Walking, Jogging, and Running 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All information is provided as a guide and does not guarantee entry. Admissions decisions are at the discretion of the university.

  • Bachelor’s degree, minimum 2.8-3.25 GPA and English language requirements in one of the following tests. Additional requirements may apply.
  • Note: Entry requirements are subject to change and may vary by program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23440 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23440 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.


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