Sports Science - Exercise Physiology, M.Sc. | Hofstra University | Hempstead, United States
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Sports Science - Exercise Physiology

24 months
1605 USD/credit 24877 USD/year
1605 USD/credit 24877 USD/year
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The Sports Science - Exercise Physiology program from Hofstra University mission is to prepare scholarly and innovative leaders in sports, physical activity, and recreation.


Program Details

In The Sports Science - Exercise Physiology program from Hofstra University students will develop the skills necessary to design and implement population-specific training programs that enhance athletic performance and reduce injury risk. The foundation of course work is in areas of bio-mechanics, exercise physiology, performance testing, periodization, program design, and sport nutrition. In addition, all students will have opportunities to complete various fieldwork experiences. 

The Exercise Physiology concentration is designed to prepare students to work as an exercise instructor (for healthy, athletic, and special populations), cardiopulmonary rehabilitation professional, or within management in the health, medical, and fitness industries.  Students will study the acute and chronic physiological responses and adaptations resulting from physical activity.

Programme Structure


  • Epidemiology for Health Care Managers
  • Nutrition/Fitness
  • Analysis of Movement
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Applied Sport and Exercise Biomechanics
  • Applied Sport and Exercise Physiology
  • Application of Pre-habilitation Approaches for Strength and Conditioning
  • Skeletal Muscle Physiology
  • Advanced Lab Techniques and Assessment
  • Exercise Prescription for Special Populations
  • Special Readings Seminar
  • Special Readings Seminar
  • Motor Development
  • Inferential Statistics in Educational Research

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Rolling Admission


31 SCH



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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Strength and Conditioning concentration: A baccalaureate degree is required, preferably in exercise science, health, and fitness, physical education, or another related area.
  • Exercise Physiology concentration: A baccalaureate degree in exercise science, health, and fitness, athletic training, physical education
  • Undergraduate grade point average of 2.75. Students with less than a 2.75 undergraduate grade point average may be admitted with additional requirements upon the recommendation of the program adviser. The probationary period will consist of no less than 12 semester hours during which the student will be required to maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.0. 
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • A brief statement indicating the applicant's interest in the program and describing professional intent.
  • An interview with the graduate program director or departmental adviser.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24877 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1605 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    24877 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1605 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Hempstead

1300 - 2834 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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