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Exercise Science and Physical Education, Exercise Science Concentration, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
, NJ,
The graduate program in Exercise Science and Physical Education provides students the opportunity to pursue advanced study in the general field of exercise science and physical education, and to enhance proficiency in an area of concentration. 

About

  • The concentration in Exercise Science is designed to cultivate knowledge and skills necessary for conducting individualized exercise programs and managing fitness facilities in a commercial, corporate, or clinical setting. A balance of exercise science theory and practical application, coursework is designed to enhance skills regarding the development of aerobic and anaerobic exercise programs for athletes, healthy adults, and individuals with various health challenges. At the completion of this program students are prepared for taking the prestigious ACSM and NSCA fitness certifications.
  • The program is 33 credits, including 18 credits in the exercise science concentration, 6-9 credits in electives, and 6-9 credits in research methods and completion of a capstone project. Students have their choice of selecting an applied project, internship or research project for their capstone experience.  Many of the courses in this program are offered in a hybrid format in which some of the class meetings take place in the classroom while the remaining class sessions are conducted online.  Facilities for learning activities and research in motor learning, biomechanics, and exercise physiology are provided in the state of the art Human Performance Laboratory and the Physical Education Activity Laboratory.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Management and Supervision in Sport and Fitness
  • Advanced Exercise Physiology
  • Applied Sport Physiology
  • Aerobic Testing and Programming
  • Theoretical Foundations for Strength and Conditioning
  • Principles of Sports Conditioning
  • Technology Integration in Exercise Science and Physical Education
  • Advanced Adapted Physical Education
  • Applied Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Practicum in Individualized Exercise Programs
  • Seminar in Current Challenges in Athletics
  • Orientation to Sports Medicine
  • Sociological Foundations of Sport and Physical Education
  • Independent Study in Physical Education
  • Selected Topics in Exercise Science and Physical Education

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    83

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Complete the online application.
  • Send your $60 non-refundable application fee. 
  • Official transcripts are required from every college or university you have attended – they need to be in their original sealed envelopes. 
  • GRE scores
  • Applicants with a non-US degree: In lieu of a transcript, please submit a course-by-course evaluation along with U.S. degree equivalency information of your coursework from any member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services or by Educated Choices.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1030 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1030 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1030 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1030 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    713 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 713 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Montclair

  • 1673 - 4120 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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