MS in Exercise Science & Nutrition
The MS in Exercise Science and Nutrition degree program will prepare graduates to gain and utilize knowledge in exercise physiology, nutrition, and clinical testing and assessment of the cardiovascular and musculoskeletal systems, and will be able to apply this advanced knowledge in clinical settings that provide cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation and sport specific performance training for athletes.
Graduates of the program will have opportunities in hospital settings working in cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation and long term rehabilitation of cancer and disease patients, as well as fitness and sports performance settings such as health clubs, fitness facilities, athletic teams and community sports and recreation programs.
With an innovative curriculum and flexible scheduling, the MS program is suited to both full-time and part-time students.
New England Association of Schools & Colleges (NEASC)
Admission is open only for Fall semesters.
Applicants should have a Bachelor's degree in Exercise Physiology, Exercise Science, Physical Education, Public Health, Psychology, Applied Physiology, or Nutrition, but is not required. Students with any undergraduate major are welcome to apply.
Successful applicants will have the appropriate prerequisite course work in biology, exercise physiology, physics, statistics, and nutrition.
# of Credits Required:
International Student Requirements:
Students holding an undergraduate degree from outside the United States must have their academic credentials verified and evaluated by an independent evaluation service. Sacred Heart University accepts course-by-course evaluations from World Education Service (WES). You can review their procedure and complete the necessary application process on the WES website.
All international graduate applicants for whom English is not their native language are required to submit an official test score report from one of the following exams: TOEFL, IELTS, MELAB, Pearson PTE or iTEP exam.
The following minimum scores are accepted:
TOEFL PBT: 570
TOEFL iBT: 90
Tuition & Financial Aid
Tuition In-State Full Time:
Tuition Out of State Full Time:
Financial Aid Offered: Yes
Classification: Master's Colleges & Universities I
Institution Sector: Private not-for-profit
Locale: Large Suburb
Size & Settings: 5,000 - 9,999