Georgia Southern University
College of Health and Human Sciences
1332 Southern Drive
Statesboro, GA 30458
Through exposure to scientific literature and current research, the program of study focuses on student development in promoting strong scientific inquiry and understanding practical applications of theory. The program produces graduates with the ability to communicate clinical findings to the academic and lay communities and to display critical thinking skills and expertise necessary to plan and conduct independent and creative research. As a capstone experience, each student completes a research thesis or participates in a supervised internship. Graduates possess the necessary knowledge and skill to pursue advanced education in exercise science or a related discipline, apply for ACSM, ASEP, or NSCA certification, as well as to gain employment within the health promotion and human performance industries.
Research activities emphasize resistance training, nutrition and nutritional supplementation, respiratory health, energy production and utilization, gait analysis, fitness, energy expenditure of various physical activities, and the interrelationship between exercise and disease.
Accreditation:Not currently accredited.
Facts & Figures
Financial Aid: Yes
International Financial Aid: Yes
# of Credits Required: 36
Classification: Master's College or University I
Locale: Remote Town
Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999