M.Sc. Blended

Health and Human Performance

Canisius College

12 months
640 USD/credit 21760 USD/year
640 USD/credit 21760 USD/year
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Cardiac rehabilitation specialist, stress test technologist, health promotion program director, health and fitness consultant, or strength and conditioning specialist. Those are just a few career paths you can consider in the ever-expanding medical field with an MS in Health and Human Performance from Canisius College.


Choose a specialty track in cardiac rehabilitation, health promotion, or strength and conditioning. Either way, you will be trained by experts in the field as you acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to further your career as a health professional. You will also be well prepared to go on for a terminal degree to become a medical doctor or physical therapist.

State of the art facilities and equipment enable you to practice stress testing and electrocardiography, use metabolic analyzers to assess aerobic fitness, or use the Bod Pod or underwater weigh tank to measure body composition. You will also gain hands on field experience through internships or a thesis project.


This hybrid program in Health and Human Performance from Canisius College, with classes on campus and online, allows you the flexibility of a virtual classroom along with convenient use of on-campus facilities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Nutrition
  • Epidemiology
  • Exercise Prescription
  • Exercise Testing
  • Cardiopulmonary Pathophysiology
  • Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • National - Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis
  • International - at least 30 days prior to the start date


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Free Online Application
  • Personal Statement - a  200-300 words explaining your motivation for pursuing the MS in Health & Human Performance at Canisius College
  • Resume
  • Transcripts from the institution you have, or will be receiving, your degree from - unofficial or in progress transcripts are acceptable to begin the admissions review process
  • Two Letters of Recommendation - letters can be personal, professional or academic references
  • Provide evidence of sufficient college-level coursework in the areas of anatomy and physiology, kinesiology, nutrition, and exercise physiology
  • Students who do not meet prerequisites may be required to complete additional undergraduate coursework
  • Minimum Undergraduate GPA of 2.7

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 640 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    21760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 640 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Buffalo

920 - 1560 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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