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Exercise Physiology - Strength and Conditioning/Fitness Entrepreneurship - Accelerated Track, M.Sc.

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University rank #201 (WUR) Miami, FL, United States
The Master’s program in Clinical and Applied Exercise Physiology prepares students for careers in cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, community or corporate wellness, and teaching. Additionally, this program provides students who are pursuing careers in medicine, physical/occupational therapy, physician’s assistant studies, or higher education with a unique and valuable foundation in exercise science.

Overview

Graduate students in this program have numerous applied physiological research opportunities in the program’s well-equipped laboratories of clinical and applied physiology, neuromuscular research and active aging, and sports medicine and motion analysis.

Additionally, there are numerous collaborative research opportunities bolstered by the department’s strong relationships with the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, College of Arts and Sciences, Health South Doctors’ Hospital, and the Varsity Athletics Department. The M.S.Ed. in Clinical and Applied Exercise Physiology requires the completion of 36 credit hours and takes approximately two years to complete.

Those who have completed the UM undergraduate major in Exercise Physiology or Athletic Training, may apply for the one year accelerated Masters degree in Strength and Conditioning/Fitness Entrepreneurship. This program can be completed in two semesters. Students entering the University from another school may complete the program in a one-year intensive program or a traditional two year track. The one year program is completed by taking four courses over each of the fall, spring, and summer-1 sessions. PhD candidates in exercise physiology may take coursework in the strength and conditioning track as part of their program of study upon approval from their advisor. Students are not required to complete a thesis but must pass comprehensive exams to graduate with a Masters degree in the field. Pre-requisites to the program include undergraduate Anatomy & Physiology, and undergraduate Exercise Physiology.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Systemic Exercise Physiology
  • Cellular Exercise Physiology
  • Laboratory Techniques in Functional Evaluation of Skeletal Muscle,Laboratory Experiences in Systemic Exercise Physiology
  • Principles of Exercise Assessment: Cardiovascular
  • Exercise Prescription/Assessment Laboratory
  • Methods in Biomechanical Analysis
  • Neurophysiology in Exercise Science
  • Research Methods in Kinesiology and Sport Sciences
  • Quantitative Methods I or EPS 702 General Linear Modeling
  • Special Project or KINXXX: Graduate Elective and Comprehensive Exam

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Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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    92

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    580

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Academic Requirements

  • The University of Miami requires a minimum score of 297 (total of verbal + quantitative) for acceptance into any Graduate School program.

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    Recommended Analytical Writing score:

    3.5

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

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General Requirements

  • The most competitive UM applicants have a bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Complete the online application
  • Official Transcripts
  • Send official Test Scores: Test scores will only be accepted if they are submitted directly from the testing agency
  • Complete the School Report
  • Letter(s) or Recommendation
  • Conduct updates, if applicable
  • Special Programs may ask for additional requirements like a portfolio or/and schedule and audition
  • If applicable, submit your financial aid documents
  • For international students only: Submit official test scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

Tuition Fee

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    1960 USD/credit
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    1960 USD/credit
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Living costs for Miami

  • 1508 - 2610 USD/month
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