M.Sc. On Campus

Exercise Science and Nutrition

Sacred Heart University

24 months
1047 USD/credit
1047 USD/credit
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At Sacred Heart University, you’ll gain an Exercise Science and Nutrition education that’s unique from other exercise science graduate programs - because here, you will not only be trained as a practitioner capable of eliciting the highest level of athletic performance from your athletes or clients.


In the Exercise Science and Nutrition graduate program At Sacred Heart University, you will:

  • Experience the flexibility of late afternoon/evening classes designed to meet the needs of full-time and part-time students
  • Learn in state-of-the-art facilities, including a motion analysis lab, human performance lab and human cadaver lab, containing state-of-the-art equipment including AlterG Anti-Gravity treadmill, ParvoMedics Metabolic Cart, BOD POD Body Composition Tracking System, 3D motion analysis system, and more
  • Demonstrate best coaching practices, and develop management skills for private, high school, collegiate, or professional strength and conditioning settings
  • Benefit from a student-to-faculty ratio of approximately 4:1
  • Gain experience through multi-semester internships, providing opportunities to design and implement your own training programs under the mentorship of Division 1 head S&C coaches
  • Work side-by-side with faculty members in research related to athletic performance, sport nutrition, applied physiology, or biomechanics.
  • Pursue your bachelor’s and master’s degrees in just five years through our accelerated program
  • Be prepared to continue your education and acquire a terminal degree (e.g., PhD, EdD)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Applied Physiology
  • Research Methods
  • Nutrition and Chronic Disease Prevention 
  • Professional Seminar 
  • Functional Anatomy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA from an accredited four-year college or university
  • Completed Graduate Application
  • Non-refundable application fee
  • Official Transcripts from all institutions attended
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Essay related to exercise science, nutrition, public health, biology, or a related field that demonstrates your scientific writing skill. You may enter a research paper (or a portion of one) previously submitted for a class, or a formal lab report form a laboratory class.
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Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1047 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1047 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    1047 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1047 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Fairfield

1736 - 2740 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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