M.Sc. On Campus

Clinical Exercise Physiology

Ball State University

21 months
21222 USD/year
21222 USD/year
7758 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Prepare to help others flourish by learning how to develop exercise and athletic routines through the Clinical Exercise Physiology program of Ball State University.


The Clinical Exercise Physiology program of Ball State University is one of three graduate-education programs in the Human Performance Laboratory (HPL) and is open to qualified students that hold bachelor’s degrees in exercise science, pre-medicine, biology, physiology, or a related allied health field.

An emphasis on experiential learning prepares you for positions in clinics, research centers, or health and wellness centers. Or, if you plan on advancing your education even further, this program serves as an excellent springboard to doctoral work or medical school.

What You Will Learn

This graduate program aims to:

  • prepare students, through classroom education and practical experiences, to be professional advocates for the preventative and therapeutic use of a physically active lifestyle
  • produce and disseminate quality research through professional presentations and peer-reviewed publications
  • serve Ball State and the local community through education, health screenings, and promotion
  • support the mission and activity of the Adult Physical Fitness Program


What Can You Do with an MS in Exercise Science (Clinical Exercise Physiology)?

There are many rewarding career options available to CEP graduates, including:

  • exercise physiologist in a clinical or research environment
  • program director of a health and wellness center

If your goals include further academic training, the clinical exercise physiology program provides a strong footing for:

  • pursuing a PhD
  • enrolling in medical school
  • becoming a physician’s assistant

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Adult Physical Fitness
  • Principles of Exercise Testing and Interpretation
  • Applied Physiology
  • Exercise Physiology 
  • Electrocardiography

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 21 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National students deadline

  • to start classes in Fall- February 1


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On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applications are $60 per program.
  • You must have a bachelor's degree or higher from an institution recognized by a regional accrediting association.
  • Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Provide letters of recommendation evaluating your potential as an MS student, your ability to work independently or in a collaborative environment, and your academic and writing abilities.
  • Supplemental form
  • You will need to complete the supplemental form as part of your online application. You can access supplemental form(s) within your Applicant Status Portal.
  • Transcripts showing complete academic record. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21222 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21222 USD per year during 21 months.
  • National

    21222 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21222 USD per year during 21 months.
  • In-State

    7758 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7758 USD per year during 21 months.

Living costs for Muncie

876 - 1417 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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