Concordia University - Saint Paul

MS in Exercise Science


1828 Concordia Ave

Saint Paul, MN 55104

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MS in Exercise Science

Format: Online

Program Description:

Concordia’s Online M.S. in Exercise Science program prepares students to become leaders within the exercise science industry. Upon completion of the course, students will:

  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge of exercise principles, strength and conditioning concepts, and nutritional influences on the body’s physiological adaptation to exercise.
    Differentiate between the various research methodologies, and their appropriate use within the Exercise Science industry.
    Gain the necessary skills to conduct safe exercise testing and create exercise prescriptions for members of diverse populations focused on health, disease prevention, and chronic disease management.
    Gain knowledge regarding the preventive and rehabilitative exercises for individuals of diverse populations.
    Evaluate the factors influencing physical activity and the methods for health maintenance and prevention of chronic conditions.
    Gain greater knowledge regarding the application of psychological approaches to working with individuals in an exercise and sport capacity.
    Advance their leadership skills within the Exercise Science industry in areas such as strength and conditioning, coaching, health and wellness, and clinical practice, including rehabilitation.
    Develop the ability to synthesize scientific-based learning in current Exercise Science topics and communicate effectively through discussion, written work, and oral presentation.
    Be prepared for employment opportunities in the field of Exercise Science in public, private, and corporate settings.
    Proactively apply knowledge in a real world setting, integrating ethical standards and appreciation of population diversity.


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Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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