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Exercise Science, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
, NY,
If you have a passion for exercise and fitness or sport and athletic performance, the Master of Science in Exercise Science degree program may be for you. This degree program can prepare you for a wide diversity of careers depending on your interests and background.

About

The graduate program in Exercise Science provides core coursework in the physiology and biomechanics of human movement, motor behavior, and psychology of sport or exercise. You will develop an understanding of the body’s ability to build strength and endurance, maintain fitness, and acquire skill. You’ll also learn how the mind influences these processes. You’ll graduate with the ability to understand and conduct exercise science research.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Advanced Biomechanics
  • Advanced Motor Behavior
  • Advanced Exercise Physiology
  • Behavior in Sport - OR - Advanced Exercise Psychology

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:

    79

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • $65 application fee
  • A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • Graduate Admissions Application
  • Official English translation and original college transcript for any transcript not in English
  • Documentation of English proficiency if English is not the applicant's native language
  • International Student Financial Statement and the required documents to verify financial support
  • A photocopy of the biographical page from the applicant's current passport
  • SUNY Cortland I-20 Request Form
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Official score report for the GRE general test
  • A statement describing your professional and educational goals in 250 words or less

      Tuition Fee

      • International

        22650 USD/year
        Tuition Fee
        Based on the original amount of 22650 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
      • National

        11090 USD/year
        Tuition Fee
        Based on the original amount of 11090 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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      Living costs for Cortland

      • 874 - 1910 USD/month
        Living Costs

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