College of Kinesiology

Exercise Science (MS)

The Master of Science in Exercise Science is designed to advance the skills and knowledge of current and future exercise science professionals. By utilizing a combination of theoretical inquiry and practical application, students will gain greater insight regarding exercise testing and prescription as they relate to working with diverse populations. Major topics discussed include exercise physiology, exercise testing, applied exercise prescription, biomechanics, nutrition, and metabolism as well as psychology of sport and exercise. This program prepares students to become leaders within the exercise science industry.

KHS 585Advanced Functional Anatomy & Biomechanics in Exercise Science3
KHS 600Advanced Exercise Physiology3
KHS 590Psychology of Sport and Exercise3
KHS 610Research Methods3
KHS 595Clinical Exercise Assessment3
KHS 605Advanced Nutrition and Metabolism3
KHS 513Scientific Principles of Strength and Conditioning3
KHS 580Mechanisms of Skilled Neuromuscular Behavior3
KHS 615Advanced Exercise Prescription3
KHS 570Ethics and Sociology in Sport and Exercise Science3
KHS 620Master's Capstone3
Total Credits33
Plan of Study Grid
First YearCredits
First Semester
KHS 585 Advanced Functional Anatomy & Biomechanics in Exercise Science 3
KHS 600 Advanced Exercise Physiology 3
Second Semester
KHS 590 Psychology of Sport and Exercise 3
KHS 610 Research Methods 3
Third Semester
KHS 595 Clinical Exercise Assessment 3
KHS 605 Advanced Nutrition and Metabolism 3
Second Year
First Semester
KHS 513 Scientific Principles of Strength and Conditioning 3
KHS 580 Mechanisms of Skilled Neuromuscular Behavior 3
Second Semester
KHS 615 Advanced Exercise Prescription 3
KHS 570 Ethics and Sociology in Sport and Exercise Science 3
Third Semester
KHS 620 Master's Capstone 3
 Total Credits33