Prepare for sports, fitness and health careers with the M.S. in Exercise Science online degree from Aurora University. This program emphasizes hands-on application and provides a strong foundation in key subject areas. It also features two specializations in sports performance and clinical exercise physiology that allow you to specialize your education to fit your specific goals.
Through additional coursework and an internship or capstone experience, the M.S. in Exercise Science online degree prepares you for the American College of Sports Medicine’s (ACSM) Clinical Exercise Physiologist (CEP) exam or the National Strength and Conditioning Association’s (NSCA) Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) exam. Become a trained exercise science expert and complete your degree in 1-2 years with AU Online.
AU’s M.S. in Exercise Science online program features coursework in exercise physiology, sports nutrition, sports psychology, research methods and program organization and administration. All courses are taught by expert instructors with extensive experience in their fields.Get Started
Learn to improve athletic performance in your clients as you study strength and conditioning, biomechanics and more.
Gain the skills to improve cardiovascular fitness, manage chronic illnesses and prepare for certification in this in-demand role.
*Applicants with undergraduate GPAs below 3.0 will be considered on a case-by-case basis and must submit a personal statement. Additional letters of recommendation and/or an interview with the program director may be required.
Graduate-level course credit is transferable, allowing students to earn their degree faster than ever. Graduate-level credit earned at regionally accredited institutions of higher education graded “B” or better may be transferred to Aurora University and applied toward a master’s or other post-baccalaureate programs prior to enrollment into Aurora University.