M.Sc. On Campus

Exercise Physiology

West Virginia University

24 months
25326 USD/year
25326 USD/year
8982 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The master’s of science in Exercise Physiology from West Virginia University is a two-year program, with two track emphases, clinical and thesis.


Key facts

Clinical track students engage in an intensive curriculum consisting of 39 required credits and a minimum of 6 elective credits. Didactic coursework in biological sciences comprise a significant portion of the first-year curriculum.

Students of Exercise Physiology program from West Virginia University gain experience working with individuals with cardiovascular, metabolic, neuromuscular etc. in which exercise has been shown to be an effective treatment. Clinical Master Students also assist clinical faculty in the WVU Human Performance Laboratory with functional assessment, risk factor modification, exercise prescription, and monitoring hemodynamic responses in populations with various medical conditions.

Thesis track is also a two-year program and it is designed for students who wish to engage in an intensive research training experience, in preparation for further training in a Ph.D., or MD or similar postgraduate program. The thesis track student selects a research mentor and committee from faculty within the division of exercise physiology (or an afflicted group) based on their research interests. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Fundamentals of Physiology
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Research Design and Methods
  • Statistical Methods
  • Animal Biotechnology
  • Applied Pharmacology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Resume/CV
  • Statement of Purpose
  • 3 Letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    25326 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12663 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    25326 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12663 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    8982 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4491 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Morgantown

775 - 1290 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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