At Cleveland University-Kansas City (CUKC), you can expand your expertise and knowledge by earning your Master of Science (M.S.) in Exercise Physiology 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.
Promote Recovery, Restore Health, and Rediscover Wellness
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.
Maximize Your Health Sciences Education
The M.S. in Exercise Physiology at CUKC is a STEM degree program. Focused, 8-week courses are offered year-round in online, hybrid, and on-campus formats. 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.
At CUKC, up to 18 credit hours from the CUKC doctor of chiropractic degree program may be applied toward fulfilling the M.S. in Exercise Physiology degree requirements.
Our M.S. in Exercise Physiology is a 36 credit hour program with 3 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 requires 36 hours of coursework. Students may select a thesis or non-thesis degree program capstone. Students may also pursue one of two areas of emphasis:
Required courses for the M.S. in Exercise Physiology
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To qualify for admission into the M.S. in Exercise Physiology program, students must submit appropriate materials demonstrating completion or be in the process of completing the following:
A Bachelor of Science degree that satisfies one of the following prerequisite options:
The M.S. in Exercise Physiology degree at CUKC meets the standards set by the Committee on Accreditation for the Exercise Sciences (COAES). COAES establishes standards for academic programs preparing students to work in the health, fitness, and exercise industry.
Our program also aligns with the guidelines set by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), representing 70 occupations in sports medicine and exercise science.