At Cleveland University-Kansas City (CUKC), you can expand your expertise and knowledge by earning your Master of Science (M.S.) in Exercise Physiology and Sports Performance in as little as one year. If you have a heart for helping individuals recover from various ailments and conditions using exercise and desire to help them achieve the benefits of fitness programs, techniques, and practices, this degree is calling you.
Earning your master’s degree in exercise physiology involves combining and strengthening your knowledge of basic sciences, such as human anatomy, biology, physiology, and chemistry, to positively influence health. You’ll broaden your understanding of how cells, tissues, organs, and body systems respond to challenges posed by physical training and exercise.
From tennis elbow to pulmonary disease, exercise physiologists use their expertise, empathetic listening, and attention to detail abilities to customize their approach to meet each patient’s individual needs.
Exercise physiologists know that a well-designed exercise and nutrition regimen is more than a fad fitness tactic; it’s a research-backed prescription for a healthier life. Students in the CUKC exercise physiology program use exercise as a non-invasive means to investigate changes in the body’s physiologic systems, organs, tissues, cells, organelles, and molecules.
The M.S. in Exercise Physiology and Sports Performance at CUKC offers focused, 8-week courses are offered year-round. This degree is a natural next step for people who have a bachelor’s degree in the health sciences, like exercise science, human biology, or kinesiology.
Our M.S. in Exercise Physiology and Sports Performance is a 36 credit hour program with three starts each year. It’s ideal for people like you who want a deeper understanding of how the human body functions and desire to help others reach their total wellness, fitness, or performance potential.
The CUKC Master of Science in Exercise Physiology and Sports Performance requires 36 hours of coursework. Students select their science and programming areas of focus, with more in-depth learning and application through field experiences and a project. This program offers thesis and non-thesis options.
Call Cleveland University-Kansas City (CUKC) Admissions at (800) 467-2252 with any questions, to schedule a campus tour, or to request an information packet.
To qualify for admission into the M.S. in Exercise Physiology and Sports Performance program, students must submit appropriate materials demonstrating completion or be in the process of completing the following:
1. Formal application to the program along with the non-refundable application fee.
2. Official transcripts showing ONE of the following:
– In Exercise Science or closely related field
– In a related field which includes coursework in the following areas: anatomy, physiology, exercise physiology, nutrition, applied kinesiology/biomechanics
3. A professional statement addressing the reason for pursing the program, interests and goals.
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