12 months
1110 USD/credit 34410 USD/year
1110 USD/credit 34410 USD/year
479 USD/credit 14849 USD/year
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Exercise Physiology provides students with expertise in exercise physiology and human nutrition. Florida State University was the first university in the nation to offer this innovative curriculum combining nutrition and exercise physiology.


Exercise Physiology at Florida State University prepares students for graduate study in exercise physiology and post-graduate training in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, chiropractic, physician’s assistant, and physical or occupational therapy programs. Students are also prepared for positions as personal trainers and health fitness instructors with hospital-based and corporate fitness programs. 

Learning outcomes

Graduates are prepared to enter certification programs offered through the American College of Sports Medicine. The program requires extensive coursework in anatomy, physiology, chemistry, exercise physiology, and metabolism.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Design and Methodology
  • Research Design and Methodology Laboratory
  • Research Methods 
  • Supervised Teaching
  • Advanced Exercise Physiology
  • Nutrition and Exercise Performance
  • Cardiorespiratory Evaluation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


31 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
4 (analytical)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An upper-division undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. The same scale applies for graduate-level work.
  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited university.
  • Prerequisites must be completed before you enter the program; applicants that have not completed all prerequisites as per transcripts submitted (or cannot prove that he/she will complete the courses prior to the start of the graduate program) will be denied admission.
  • A competitive Graduate Record Examination General Test (GRE) score; recommended score of above the 50th percentile (approximately 150) in both verbal and quantitative sections with a 4.0 or higher on the writing section.
  • A visit to the department is encouraged. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    34410 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1110 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    34410 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1110 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    14849 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 479 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Tallahassee

955 - 1345 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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