M.Sc. On Campus

Exercise Science

Kean University

24 months
20714 USD/year
20714 USD/year
15752 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Exercise Science program at Kean University is designed to prepare students to work as professionals in corporations, wellness centers, hospitals, sports medicine centers, amateur and professional athletics, health clubs, resorts and spas, community associations, colleges, universities, school districts and rehabilitation centers. 


The Exercise Science program at Kean University provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to function as exercise physiologists, clinical exercise physiologists, exercise oncologists, exercise specialists, sports performance coaches, strength coaches, health fitness specialists and personal trainers. The program also offers professionals in the field the opportunity to enhance their abilities and advance to leadership positions. Enrolled students can select research or practical as their area of focus.

What You Learn

You receive instruction and clinical experience in nutrition, fitness and wellness, and learn strategies for motivating clients to exercise and change lifestyle behaviors that lead to improved quality of life.

  • Engage in 400 hours of hands-on learning in a fitness setting or healthcare clinic
  • Perform, evaluate and interpret exercise tests and develop the knowledge, strategies and skills needed to prescribe exercise programs
  • Explore approaches to nutrition and weight-management counseling
  • Use theory and practice to assess, design and implement supervised exercise programs for people with varied health-related needs

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Physiological Foundations of Exercise Training and Rehabilitation
  • Fitness and Health Promotion
  • Nutrition for Fitness, Health and Athletic Performance
  • Sports and Fitness Management in Exercise Science
  • Prevention and Rehabilitation for Special Needs Populations in Exercise Science

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • $75 non-refundable application fee
  • Bachelor's degree (or foreign equivalent) from an accredited college or university
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (candidates with under a 3.0 will be considered based on the strength of the overall application)
  • Official copies of ALL post-secondary transcripts (this includes transcripts that reflect transfer credit)
  • Professional Resume or CV
  • Personal Statement
  • 2-3 Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20714 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10357 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    20714 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10357 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    15752 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7876 USD per semester during 24 months.


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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