M.Sc. On Campus

Sports Sciences

Florida State University

30 months
1110 USD/credit 14208 USD/year
1110 USD/credit 14208 USD/year
479 USD/credit 6131 USD/year
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The Sports Sciences major at Florida State University is designed for students who have a passion for working with elite athletes as a strength and conditioning specialist at the high school, university or professional level.

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Students in the  Sports Sciences major at Florida State University will be academically prepared to sit for the Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist examination through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. 


The program can be completed in 5 semesters. All admitted master’s students are assigned to the non-thesis track.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Exercise Physiology 
  • Nutrition and Exercise Performance 
  • Seminar in Movement Sciences 
  • Professional Practices 
  • Strength Program Development 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 30 months

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32 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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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; you must have a related degree
  • (e.g. Athletic Training, Sports Sciences, Kinesiology, Exercise Science, etc.) in order to be
  • eligible for this program. This is not a Physical Therapy (PT), Sports Psychology, or Sports
  • Management program.
  • Prerequisites must be completed before you enter the program; applicants that have not

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14208 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1110 USD per credit during 30 months.
  • National

    14208 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1110 USD per credit during 30 months.
  • In-State

    6131 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 479 USD per credit during 30 months.

Living costs for Tallahassee

955 - 1345 USD /month
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