M.Sc. On Campus

Exercise Physiology/Adult Fitness

The University of Akron

12 months
747 USD/credit 22410 USD/year
747 USD/credit 22410 USD/year
442 USD/credit 13260 USD/year
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The Exercise Physiology/Adult Fitness program of The University of Akron is designed to prepare students for advanced study in exercise physiology and future employment in adult fitness, corporate fitness and cardiac rehabilitation programs.


Key facts:

  • 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/Adult Fitness program of The University of Akron 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:

  • Statistics in Human Services
  • Biomechanics Applied to Sport and Physical Activity
  • Cardiorespiratory Function
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Physiology
  • Physiology of Muscular Activity & Exercise
  • Advanced Strength and Conditioning

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose
  • Bachelor's degree: A minimum of a four-year U.S. bachelor's degree or international equivalent from an accredited institution.
  • Grades: Minimum 2.75 GPA, based on a 4-point scale
  • Additional program requirements: Please refer to the academic department for information regarding admissions requirements for specific academic programs. All of these various scores must be official scores; no photocopies.
  • Qualifying examinations: GRE and GMAT scores (must have been taken within five years).
  • Transcripts
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    22410 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 747 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    22410 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 747 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13260 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 442 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Akron

890 - 1300 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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