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Graduate Program Information


Clinical Exercise Physiology

In the Clinical Exercise Physiology concentration students will gain the professional skills to design, implement, and supervise exercise programming for those with chronic diseases and/or physical conditions. Students will also learn how to assess the results of outcomes related to exercise services. Professionals in this field work in a variety of settings: hospitals, outpatient clinics, physician offices, university laboratories or hospital-based research facilities.


Applied Exercise Science

The Applied Exercise Scienceconcentration has a significant science focus on anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, and biomechanics of human movement, and applications to exercise and therapeutic rehabilitation. Students learn to specialize in performance research, rehabilitative therapies, and related analytical methods and procedures in applied exercise and therapeutic rehabilitation.


Sport Management (Online Concentration)

The Sport Managementconcentration is designed to appeal to those who wish to work in the business aspects of the sport industry. The careers available in the field of sport management are diverse and continue to grow. Opportunities include program or facility directors, marketing and promotions, corporate sales, sporting goods, community programs, athletic directors and business managers, and sport management. Combined with the worldwide growth and influence of sports on society, new opportunities continue to be created in a variety of sport-related settings.


Thesis Option

Graduate students in the Applied Exercise Physiology and Sport Management concentrations have the option of completing a thesis in an interest area of their choice. See the attached Thesis checklist and Thesis/Dissertation guide for more details.

Thesis Checklist PDF

Thesis Dissertation Guide PDF