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Sport and Exercise Science

University of Minnesota

12 months
15130 USD/year
15130 USD/year
10318 USD/year
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The Sport and Exercise Science program of the University of Minnesota provides advanced study in the broad areas of physical activity, including exercise science, movement science, and human performance, to prepare students for careers in health-related professions.

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Depending on their professional goals, students have the option of focusing studies on one of three career tracks:

  • Sport Performance for those pursuing coaching careers;
  • Athletic Training for those who have obtained their Athletic Training Certificate and who are pursuing careers in athletic training and/or teaching at the community college or college level;
  • Health Promotion for those pursuing careers as health coaches, personal trainers or employees in health related-fields.

Career exploration

The Sport and Exercise Science program of the University of Minnesota prepares students to pursue the following careers, including but not limited to:

Sport performance

  • Exercise physiologist
  • Group fitness instructor
  • Personal trainer
  • Sport analyst
  • Sports coach
  • Sport training facility manager
  • Strength and conditioning staff
  • Team conditioning coach

Sports medicine

  • Athletic trainer
  • Clinical support staff
  • Health fitness specialist
  • Kinesiotherapist
  • Massage therapist
  • Sports therapist

Health promotion

  • Fitness center manager
  • Fitness instructor
  • Health educator
  • Personal trainer
  • Sports development officer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Understanding Kinesiology Research
  • Applied Sport Science Research
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Training Theory & Analytics I for Exercise & Sport Performance
  • Perceptual-Motor Control and Learning
  • The Aging Motor System

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree in kinesiology or exercise science, or comparable experience
  • A preferred 2.5 or higher GPA
  • Strong statement indicating purpose for MEd in sport and exercise science program and how the applicant's experience, education, and goals fit with the program.

Tuition Fee

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    15130 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 15130 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    15130 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15130 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    10318 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10318 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Minneapolis

1130 - 2045 USD /month
Living costs

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


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