Sport and Exercise Science

Department of Educational and Human Sciences

Master’s Degree Program

Sport and Exercise Science (MS)

The Master of Science in Sport and Exercise Science provides an in-depth study of applied human physiology and how it relates to athletic performance and health and wellness across the lifespan.

Additional areas of study focus on sport nutrition, environmental physiology and exercise biochemistry. This program also prepares graduates for further graduate studies.

Doctor of Philosophy

Exercise Physiology (PhD)

The Exercise Physiology track in the Education PhD program provides advanced studies in the area of exercise physiology and wellness, sport and exercise science. Students interested in the doctoral program might come from the biological and health-related professions, exercise science, physical education, or athletic training.

The Exercise Physiology PhD program is designed for individuals who wish to pursue academic careers in research and teaching focusing on elite athletic performance, youth fitness and aging. Content area of study is focused on 'bridging the gap' between the laboratory and the practitioner. Graduate students will develop the skills and ability to scientifically explore methods leading to improvements in health, tackle important national issues of childhood wellness, improve quality of life issues for the elderly and maximize human performance for both competitive and tactical athletes.