Exercise Science studies how the body's structures and functions alter during exercise.
Professionals use exercise physiology principles when training clients to maximize their physical potential. Exercise Science students study these principles and apply them to how people acquire, use, and improve motor skill. Students also learn to use physical activity to educate individuals in health, fitness, and sport settings. At the end of the program, students may choose between completing a thesis or independent study.
The Exercise Science sequence prepares students to continue on to the doctoral level or enter the field. Potential career opportunities include:
A student applying to a master's program must:
International students can learn more about specific application requirements by visiting the Office of Admissions.
A student applying to this program must:
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The University provides graduate assistantships as a means of financial support. They are intended as a way to facilitate a student's progress to degree while providing important professional development.
To be eligible for an assistantship a student must, generally,
Graduate assistants receive
See Student Accounts for information on tuition and fees. Funding for graduate students is available from several different sources. Students who have been admitted from continuous states including Iowa, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, and Wisconsin will receive in-state tuition.
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