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Clinical Exercise Physiology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
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The purpose of the Clinical Exercise Physiology program is to provide classroom and laboratory experiences that take full advantage of current knowledge and trends in rehabilitation of populations with cardiac, pulmonary and metabolic disorders through assessment and exercise programming.

About

The M.S. in Clinical Exercise Physiology is offered in conjunction with six area medical centers, and offers traditional classroom and laboratory experiences as well as specialized clinical experiences. The Clinical Exercise Physiology program is typically restricted to the top 25 qualified applicants.

East Stroudsburg University, in affiliation with eight area medical centers, offers a graduate program in Clinical Exercise Physiology with a commitment to excellence and high standards. The MS in Clinical Exercise Physiology consists of a minimum 45-credit curriculum that can be completed in one calendar year.

The CAAHEP accredited Clinical Exercise Physiology program provides classroom and laboratory experiences that take full advantage of current knowledge and trends in rehabilitation of populations with cardiac, pulmonary and metabolic disorders through assessment and exercise programming.

Laboratory experiences take place within our excellent facilities at ESU.

In addition to the classroom and laboratory studies provided on-campus, students experience applied aspects of cardiac, pulmonary and metabolic rehabilitation through clinical rotations at various area medical centers.

The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist certification and/or registry of Clinical Exercise Physiology, as well as the American Heart Association Basic Cardiac Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification opportunities are offered.

Accreditation

The M.S. in Clinical Exercise Physiology is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Educational Programs (CAAHEP).

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Aerobic Fitness Workshop
  • Exercise and Weight Control Workshop
  • Physiology of Human Performance
  • Electrocardiography, Non-Invasive Cardiac Evaluations, and Implications in Exercise and Rehabilitation
  • Clinical Exercise Physiology Laboratory I
  • Coronary Heart Disease: Its Medical Diagnosis and Management
  • Clinical Internship I
  • Clinical Internship II

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    83

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    560

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 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).

  • 2.5 overall GPA (3.0 in major)
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • A written 'Statement of Intent'

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    2026 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1013 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    2026 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1013 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for East Stroudsburg

  • 1000 - 1500 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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