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Exercise Science

Appalachian State University

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
13704 USD/year
13704 USD/year
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About

The 36-hour Master of Science degree in Exercise Science from Appalachian State University prepares qualified professionals for employment in athletics programs, exercise/fitness centers, hospital wellness programs, corporate fitness programs, rehabilitation centers and allied health areas.

Overview

Additionally, the program prepares students for advanced study in related fields such as exercise physiology, biomechanics, physical therapy, medicine and chiropractic medicine, and for research.

As a student in the Master of Science degree in Exercise Science from Appalachian State University, you’ll take a scientific core of courses that provide a complete understanding of human physiology and biomechanics and how exercise impacts those areas. After completing the core, you can choose one of three concentrations to develop practical knowledge:

  • Research – Includes coursework and experiences to prepare students for future Ph.D. work.
  • Clinical Exercise Physiology – Includes coursework and experiences to prepare students for careers in clinical settings such as hospitals and rehabilitation facilities focusing on preventive and chronic disease management.
  • Strength and Conditioning – Includes coursework and experiences to prepare students for careers in strength and conditioning, personal training, or sports performance.

Careers

  • Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist 
  • Research Technician
  • Strength and Conditioning Coach

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Research Principles and Design
  • Exercise Science Seminar
  • Biomechanical and Physiological Laboratory Assessment
  • Data Analysis in Sport and Exercise Science
  • Exercise Physiology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It 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.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GRE (score must be no more than 5 years old)
  • Resume (Required upload for application submission); personal statement describing your academic and professional goals (upload on the Additional Information page in the online application)
  • Basic Conditions for Consideration of Admission: Meeting or exceeding the conditions below does NOT guarantee admission. 
  • 3.0 GPA in the last earned degree and official scores from the appropriate admission test(s), OR 2.5 GPA in the last earned degree and official scores at the 25th percentile level from the appropriate admission test(s).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13704 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6852 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    13704 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6852 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    3630 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1815 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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