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Exercise Sciences, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (ARWU) Provo, UT, United States
The Department of Exercise Sciences values the human being as sacred and seeks to strengthen both body and spirit by attaining, advancing, and disseminating knowledge in the disciplines of human exercise and performance, injury and rehabilitation, and wellness while inviting divine inspiration to guide our efforts.

Overview

Graduate programs within the Department of Exercise Sciences are designed to provide an atmosphere where increased knowledge and practice prepare students to become leaders in their professions, families, communities, and the world. Instruction takes the form of lectures and laboratory courses, seminars, examinations, independent study, research, and teaching experiences. In addition to working with department faculty, graduate students have the option of performing cross disciplinary research with faculty in nutrition science that research topics of interest to exercise science.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Exercise Sciences
  • Health Promotion
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Athletic Training.

For more information please visit the program website.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3.2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3.2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores and has provided a recommended score range.

    Recommended Verbal Reasoning score:

    150

    Recommended Quantitative Reasoning score:

    150

    Recommended Analytical Writing score:

    4

    The recommended range represents scores typically accepted at this institution. Scores outside the range may still be considered.

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    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test 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.

General Requirements

  • Online application only.
  • Application Username
  • BYU Net ID Instructions
  • Obtain an Ecclesiastical Endorsement
  • Request letters of recommendation
  • Application Fee
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  • Letter of intent as outlined on the program MAP which can be found on the Exercise Sciences website under academic programs and centers
  • Minimum GPA of 3.2 for last 60 semester hours of upper level academic work
  • Resume
  • Applicants desiring the Athletic Training specialization must be BOC certified or eligible to become BOC certified.
For more information please visit the program website.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1664 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 832 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    832 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 416 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Provo

  • 944 - 1640 USD/month
    Living Costs

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