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Exercise Physiology/Adult Fitness

The University of Akron

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
747 USD/credit
747 USD/credit
442 USD/credit
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About

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.

Overview

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:

  • Introduction to 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

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose

Tuition Fee

  • International

    747 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 747 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    747 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 747 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    442 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 442 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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