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Exercise Physiology/Adult Fitness, M.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #753 (BCR) , OH,
This mission of this graduate program is to prepare students for advanced study in exercise physiology and future employment in adult fitness, corporate fitness and cardiac rehabilitation programs.

About

This graduate program is designed to prepare students for advanced study in exercise physiology and future employment in adult fitness, corporate fitness and cardiac rehabilitation programs. 

Special attention is also given to knowledge and practical skills necessary for students preparing for American College Sports Medicine certifications (e.g., Personal Trainer, Health/Fitness Instructor, and Exercise Specialist). 

The Exercise Physiology program prepares graduates for interaction with both healthy populations and populations that are affected by chronic diseases (e.g., CVD, Diabetes) and the functional changes that occur during exercise with these populations. 

They also work with patients in the areas of cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Techniques of Research
  • Introduction to Statistics in Human Services
  • Biomechanics Applied to Sports and Physical Activity
  • Cardiorespiratory Function
  • Physiology of Muscular Activity and Exercise
  • Advanced Strength and Conditioning

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    • Applications to the master's degree program in Physical Education - Exercise Physiology/Adult Fitness are accepted on a rolling basis.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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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).

General Requirements

  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose

Tuition Fee

  • International

    748 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 748 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    748 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 748 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    442 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 442 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Akron

  • 890 - 1300 USD/month
    Living Costs

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