• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 6 months


Upon successful completion of the Graduate Pathway in Exercise Science and meeting Marshall University's requirements for graduate admission, you may enter your next semester of graduate study. This transition from an INTO Graduate Pathway program to a university degree program is called progression.

Programme Structure

Course features
  • Develop your knowledge and skills through active learning in your chosen subject area.
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students.
  • Adapt to studying in the US with a strong focus on study and research skills.
  • Improve your English level and develop the vocabulary for your chosen degree subject.
  • Students have the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills through internships after completing course work.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 6 months
    • Duration description

      1 - 2 Semesters

  • Credits
    6 - 12 alternative credits


    • 39 credit hour program
    • 12 credit hours apply from Pathway
    • 27 credit hours remaining toward degree


    • 39 credit hour program
    • 6 credit hours apply from Pathway
    • 33 credit hours remaining toward degree
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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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  • Minimum required score:


    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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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.25

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.25 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).

General Requirements

1-Semester Pathway

  • Bachelor's degree. 2.25 undergraduate GPA. Successful completion of an undergraduate course in Exercise Physiology, Human Physiology, or equivalent.
  • TOEFL iBT 79, IELTS 6.5, Completion of Academic English Level 6 with no grade below B, IELA 176, or Duolingo 68.

2-Semester Pathway

  • Bachelor's degree. 2.25 undergraduate GPA. Successful completion of an undergraduate course in Exercise Physiology, Human Physiology, or equivalent.
  • TOEFL iBT 65, IELTS 6.0, Password Overall Level 7, PTEA 48, Completion of Academic English Level 5 with no grades below C, IELA 169, or Duolingo 55.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15100 USD per year and a duration of 6 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Tuition fees can be up to $26,260 depending on the start date and / or programme option.

Living costs for Huntington

  • 621 - 1040 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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