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Exercise Science (Strength and Conditioning and Sport Coaching Concentration)

Texas State University

12 months
Duration
765 USD/credit 27540 USD/year
765 USD/credit 27540 USD/year
357 USD/credit 12852 USD/year
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About

Students of the Exercise Science (Strength and Conditioning and Sport Coaching Concentration) program from Texas State University learn and apply scientific principles, techniques, and strategies that enhance physical activity and sport performance.

Overview

Members of the graduate faculty are nationally known for their research, teaching, and service within the profession. Faculty devote time to student-centered learning in classrooms, laboratories, and community settings. Facilities include neuromuscular, exercise physiology, biomechanics and sport medicine, motor ability, and sport pedagogy laboratories.

Program Mission

The mission of the Department of Health and Human Performance is to create and disseminate knowledge promoting evidence-based practice in health promotion, public health, exercise science, and recreation professions. The department aims to be a national leader in promoting human performance and health-related quality of life for all.

The mission of the Exercise Science (Strength and Conditioning and Sport Coaching Concentration) program from Texas State University is to nurture students into lifelong learners through effective and innovative teaching, research, and service. The program also aims to cultivate graduates into models of healthy behaviors that advance the profession.

Career Options

Graduates with an M.S. in exercise science or an M.Ed. in physical education will be in demand and able to work in all sectors of the workforce, including federal, state, and local government health agencies, public schools, and universities. Positions include rehabilitation specialists, clinical exercise physiologists, strength, conditioning, and sport coaches, directors of fitness and wellness programs, and physical education teachers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Growth and Development II
  • Research Seminar (May be repeated twice)
  • Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription
  • Advanced Exercise Physiology
  • Physical Activity, Disease Prevention and Treatment
  • Applied Neuromuscular and Skeletal Muscle Physiology
  • Applied Exercise Metabolism

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

36 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75

Other requirements

General requirements

  • baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited university
  • a copy of an official transcript from each institution where course credit was granted
  • minimum 2.75 GPA in your last 60 hours of undergraduate course work (plus any completed graduate courses)
  • resume/CV
  • statement of purpose (approximately 500 words, typed and double-spaced)
  • three letters of recommendation (including at least two academic references from current or former professors) regarding professional and academic competence and character

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 765 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    27540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 765 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12852 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 357 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for San Marcos

921 - 1707 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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