This program is direct response to the emerging recognition of the importance of physical activity and health among an aging population, and in the growing appreciation of skills of trained clinical professionals.
Total credits to degree: 33-36
BIOL 700 Cardiac Anatomy and Physiology, 4 cr.
BIOL 710 Medical Pharmacology, 3 cr.
EXSS 701 Advanced Physiology of Exercise, 3 cr.
EXSS 705 Nutrition in Health & Human Performance, 3 cr.
EXSS 710 Statistical Methods in Health and Human Performance, 3 cr.
EXSS 730 Techniques of Research in Health and Human Performance, 3 cr.
EXSS 745 Physical Activity and Chronic Disease, 3 cr.
EXSS 755 ECG Interpretation-GXT, 3 cr.
EXSS 785 Cardio-Pulmonary Rehabilitation, 3 cr.
EXSS 793 Plan B Paper, 2 cr.
or EXSS 799 Thesis, 3 cr.
Required clinical experience
EXSS 774 Clinical Internship, 3-5 cr.
For applicants with a bachelor's degree in exercise science or equivalent:
For applicants without a bachelor's degree in exercise science or equivalent:
Applicants will apply online and submit the following additional materials:
All documents are submitted to the Graduate Admissions Office, 112 South Hall, 410 S. Third Street, River Falls, WI 54022.