University of Southern California

USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

Exercise Science


University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA 90007

United States


(213) 740-2311

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.A.; M.S.;, Ph.D.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The graduate programs in exercise science prepare individuals for careers in teaching, clinical situations, professional leadership and research. Areas of specialization for the M.A. and M.S. include biomechanics and psychology of sport. Ph.D. specializations include exercise physiology, biomechanics,and psychology of sport. Areas for advanced study include whole body physiology, applied physiology, carbohydrate metabolism, lipid metabolism,body composition, and nutrition; biomechanics and neuromuscular control of multijoint movements; analysis and evaluation of individual and group behavior and performance in sport and physical activity.


Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Financial Aid is available Federal Student Loans. Applicants may apply by completing the FAFSA and applying code 001328. Several scholarships also available.

Locale: Large City

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