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M.S.E.S. in Exercise Science


The M.S. in exercise science prepares students for careers in fitness and allied health and research. The degree also prepares students for advanced study at the doctoral (Ph.D.) level.

Minimum Total Credit Hours: 32

Course Requirements

For the M.S. in exercise science, a minimum of 32 semester hours of graduate study are required. Requirements for the M.S. in exercise science are ES 611, 512, 613, 608 or 612, 625, 650 (2 hours), an approved statistics course, ES 653 (3 hours), ES 697 (6 hours), or 610 (9 hours), plus 3-9 hours of ES electives (selected from among ES 608, 609, 612, 614, 615, 616, 651, 652, HP 615, or departmentally approved courses).

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