12 months
1185 USD/credit 39105 USD/year
1185 USD/credit 39105 USD/year
633 USD/credit 20889 USD/year
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Get hands-on experience while you build a strong basic science background with the Exercise Physiology program from University of Northern Colorado.


Get the best of both worlds in our Exercise Physiology program from University of Northern Colorado. UNC’s exercise physiology program combines exceptional opportunities to gain both direct clinical experience and an extensive basic-science background. Build a broad, well-rounded foundation that prepares you for doctoral work or for careers in clinical exercise, cancer or cardiac rehabilitation, athletic performance, biomedical research or another specialty. 

UNC offers unique practical experience at the UNC Cancer Rehabilitation Institute, an on-campus facility with a national reputation for cutting-edge applications in clinical exercise. We have a small exercise physiology department with highly attentive faculty, so you can count on lots of one-on-one academic guidance and career mentoring. Whether you are bound for a doctoral program or for the work force, you'll get excellent preparation for future success.

Your Future in Exercise Physiology

Through UNC's exercise physiology emphasis you'll explore the potential for clinical applications and rehabilitative therapies related to exercise. Scientific researchers and health care clinicians are rapidly expanding the uses for clinical exercise, creating a spike in career opportunities for specialists in this field. UNC prepares you to make the most of your career by providing an integrated scientific-clinical perspective that cultivates well-rounded skills.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Cardiovascular Physiology
  • Muscle Physiology
  • Metabolism
  • Advanced Laboratory Techniques

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
146 (verbal)
140 (quantitative)
3.5 (analytical)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit Graduate Application form
  • Pay the Application Fee
  • Submit official transcripts: All applicants are required to provide ONE official transcript (submitted electronically) from every accredited college or university attended since completing high school, except UNC. 
  • wo Letters of Recommendation for master’s and post baccalaureate applicants; three Letters of Recommendation for doctoral applicants. 
  • Letter of Intent: Written statement of your background, career goals, and research interests (if applicable). 
  • The written statement must clearly indicate which program area you are applying to in the first paragraph.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39105 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1185 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    39105 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1185 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    20889 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 633 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Greeley

950 - 1350 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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