Curriculum

Exercise Physiology Specialization - MS in Movement Science

Requirements for this 36 credit-hour master's degree program include a thesis or an internship. If you select the internship option, you must complete a comprehensive examination.

Movement Science Graduate Program Core: 15 credit-hours

SES 520 Biomechanics (3), or
SES 546 Qualitative Analysis (3)
SES 616 Research Methods (3)
SES 621 Ethics (3)
SES 689 Thesis (6)
or
SES 679 Internship (6)

Exercise Physiology Course Requirements: 15 credit-hours

SES 561 Advanced Exercise Physiology (3)
SES 565 Laboratory Techniques in Exercise Physiology (3)
SES 618 Fitness and Wellness Promotion (3)
SES 672 Exercise & Energy Metabolism (3)
SES 686 Advanced Practicum (3)

Students may choose between an internship plan of study or a thesis plan of study with a focus on clinical exercise physiology or physiology of sport performance.

Clinical Exercise Physiology: 6 credit-hours

Internship plan of Study

Choice of two of the following electives:
SES 537 Sport Psychology (3)
SES 541 Clinical Exercise Physiology (3)
SES 551 Fitness Assessment and Program Development (3)
SES 600 Advanced Studies in Clinical Exercise Physiology (3)
SES 625 Motor Learning and Control (3)

or

Thesis Plan of Study

SES 624 Advanced Statistics For Sport and Exercise Sciences (3)
Plus a choice of one of the following electives:
SES 537 Sport Psychology (3)
SES 541 Clinical Exercise Physiology (3)
SES 551 Fitness Assessment and Program Development (3)
SES 600 Advanced Studies in Clinical Exercise Physiology (3)
SES 625 Motor Learning and Control (3)

Physiology of Sport Performance: 6 credit-hours

Internship plan of Study

Choice of two of the following electives:
SES 537 Sport Psychology (3)
SES 551 Fitness Assessment and Program Development (3)
SES 563 Applied Physiology of Strength and Conditioning (3)
SES 600 Advanced Studies in Clinical Exercise Physiology (3)
SES 625 Motor Learning and Control (3)

or

Thesis Plan of Study

SES 624 Advanced Statistics For Sport and Exercise Sciences (3)
Plus a choice of one of the following electives:
SES 537 Sport Psychology (3)
SES 551 Fitness Assessment and Program Development (3)
SES 563 Applied Physiology of Strength and Conditioning (3)
SES 600 Advanced Studies in Clinical Exercise Physiology (3)
SES 625 Motor Learning and Control (3)

Degree Total: 36 credit-hours