2019-2020 Graduate Catalog

Master of Arts or Science (MA/MS) in Clinical Exercise Physiology

Degree requirements

Students must complete a minimum of 33 credits in graduate courses including 6 credits of a thesis project (THES 698) for the master of science or 3 credits of a research project (RES 697) for the master of arts degree. Students electing THES 698 must take a final oral examination covering the thesis to be given by the thesis committee.


33 credits

Required Courses

EXSC 603Exercise Physiology 1

3

EXSC 622Foundations of Adult Physical Fitness

3

EXSC 623Principles of Exercise Testing and Interpretation

3

EXSC 630Exercise Physiology 2

3

EXSC 637Applied Physiology

3

EXSC 638Electrocardiography

3

EXSC 639Seminar in Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

3

Research requirements

Master of Arts, research paper/creative project

KINE 601Research Applications (Non-Thesis)

3

RES 697Research Paper

1 TO 3

or

CRPR 698Creative Project

3 OR 6

Total Credit Hours:6-9

Master of Science, thesis

EXSC 611Research Methods (Thesis)

3

THES 698Thesis

1 TO 6

Directed electives

CPSY 634Introduction to Behavioral Medicine

3

 

EDPS 641Introduction to Statistical Methods

3

or

EDPS 642Analysis of Variance

3

 

EXSC 633Seminar in Exercise Science

1 TO 18

EXSC 634Mechanical Analysis of Movement

3

EXSC 640Exercise in Prevention and Rehabilitation of Chronic Diseases

3

EXSC 698Internship in Exercise Program

1 TO 6

NUTR 644Nutrition for Exercise and Sport

3

PHYS 514Cardiovascular Physiology

3

Total Credit Hours:3-6

Total Credit Hours: 33