Florida International University

College of Education

Master of Science in Exercise and Sports Sciences: Exercise Physiology Track

Address:

11200 S.W. 8th Street

Miami, FL 33199

United States

Phone:

1-305-348-6656

Fax:

1-305-348-3772

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Exercise and Sports Sciences: Exercise Physiology Track

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Exercise Physiology Track offers two specializations: Cardiac Rehabilitation/Adult Fitness Specialization and a Strength and Conditioning/Adult Fitness Specialization. The Cardiac Rehabilitation/Adult Fitness Specialization focuses on the physiological effects of exercise and training in the rehabilitation of cardiac disorders and the prevention of disease. This specialization enables students to develop the competencies required by the American College of Sports Medicine for certification as an Exercise Specialist, a Health/Fitness Instructor, and a Health/Fitness Director. It also prepares students for the National Strength Professional Associations Certified Conditioning Specialist and the National Strength and Conditioning Associations Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.

The Strength and Conditioning/Adult Fitness Specialization emphasizes the effects of training on the improvement of athletic performance and the prevention of disease in healthy adult populations. This specialization enables the student to develop the competencies required by the National Strength and Conditioning Association for certification as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. In addition, this track enables students to develop the competencies required by the American College of Sports Medicine for certification as a Health/Fitness Instructor and a Health/Fitness Director. It also prepares students for the National Strength Professionals Association Certified Conditioning Specialist certification.

Accreditation:

The College of Education of Florida International University is accredited by the National Council f

Facts & Figures

International Financial Aid Description: Financial Aid may be available to those who qualify. Applicants may apply by completing the Federal Application for Free Financial Aid (FAFSA). School FASFA Code: 009635

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Loans may be available. Applicants may apply by completing the Federal Application for Free Financial Aid (FAFSA). School FASFA Code: 009635

Locale: Large Suburb

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