MS in Exercise Science
Aurora University Online
1 - 2 year
Full time, Part time
USD 565 / per credit
Earliest start date
Prepare for sports, fitness, and health careers with the online MS in Exercise Science degree from Aurora University. Core coursework in exercise physiology, sports nutrition, sports psychology, research methods, and program organization and administration provides a solid foundation of necessary topics to excel in the field.
Then, you’ll focus your course of study on the career you’d like to pursue.
The Clinical Exercise Physiology Specialization will show you how to improve your client’s cardiovascular fitness, manage chronic illnesses, and prepare for certification in this in-demand role. You’ll study how to assess and prescribe exercise, the physiology of clinical exercise and the cardiovascular system, and ECG interpretation, then complete a capstone project or internship to build your experience.
By the end of the program, you’ll be prepared for the American College of Sports Medicine’s (ACSM) Clinical Exercise Physiologist (CEP) exam.
You graduate ready to step into positions such as a certified strength and conditioning specialist, clinical lab coordinator, registered clinical exercise physiologist, or a strength and conditioning coach.
The program is designed for busy working adults, with courses taught by instructors who have real-world experience and can connect what you’re learning to the challenges you face working with clients in the real world.
The flexibility of the online format means you can study in the times and locations best for you, so you can continue work without interruption while you learn.