Exercise Physiology, M.Sc. | Carroll University | Waukesha, United States
24 months
640 USD/credit 19200 USD/year
640 USD/credit 19200 USD/year
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Carroll University's Master of Science in Exercise Physiology (MEXP) program with a clinical emphasis offers small, individualized classes that put the focus on you, as well as extensive hands-on experience in our unique rehabilitation clinic. 


The Exercise Physiology program from Carroll University provides an innovative curriculum taught by faculty with extensive experience in cancer and chronic disease rehabilitation, as well as a reputation of teaching excellence. Extensive hands-on experiential learning both in and outside the classroom prepares you for future job success. 

You'll benefit from more than 700 hours of clinical experiences, including an internship, and the preparation needed to immediately sit for the ACSM-CEP exam upon graduation. You'll be prepared for careers in inpatient and outpatient cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, cancer rehabilitation, stress testing, preventive cardiology programs and various wellness related settings that cater to clients with current or ongoing health conditions.

In your second year of the MEXP Clinical program, you’ll have the opportunity to engage in research and active data collection. Gain expertise in writing research proposals, recruiting clients for testing and gathering full sets of data for analysis. You’ll present your research during the spring semester at Celebrate Carroll, our annual academic conference that highlights scholarly achievements of students and faculty. Select students will also be invited to present research at the regional and national American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Conference each year. Future national conference locations include San Francisco, Washington D.C., San Diego and Denver.


Carroll's program delivers the background knowledge and extensive hands-on experience you need to become an expert in clinical rehabilitation. Upon graduation, you'll be prepared for a variety of clinical and related specialty certifications, and/or doctoral level work in exercise physiology or other allied health disciplines. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Advanced Exercise Physiology
  • Laboratory Methods
  • Research Design and Statistical Methods for Health Science
  • Advanced Exercise Testing and Prescription
  • Cardiopulmonary Testing 
  • Electrocardiography

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission to Carroll can be based on the following factors:

  • High school course work
  • High school/college grades (GPA)
  • Written portion of the ACT is not required
  • Co-curricular involvement
  • Community service activities
  • Work experience

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 640 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    19200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 640 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Waukesha

1283 - 2128 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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