Graduate Programs in Exercise Physiology


College of St. Scholastica

Prerequisite Courses

Expected to have undergraduate coursework in the science areas including kinesiology.   Strongly recommended that applicants have some academic background in statistics, anatomy, physiology, exercise physiology, chemistry, algebra, physics, and research methods.

GPA Standards 

Applicant must have earned a cumulative GPA of 2.8

Deadlines

The application deadline for priority consideration is August 1. Review of completed application files will continue until all open seats for the program are filled.

Length of Program 

1 year


University of Florida

Courses (Recommended)

  • Integrated Principles of Biology (at U.F. BSC 2010)
  • General Chemistry (at U.F. CHM 2045)
  • Fundamentals of Human Nutrition (at U.F. HUN 2201)
  • Applied Human Anatomy (at U.F. APK 2100C)
  • Applied Human Physiology (at U.F. APK 2105C)
  • Physiology of Exercise and Training (at U.F. APK 3110C)
  • Exercise Prescription & Testing (at U.F. APK 4125C)
  • General Psychology (at U.F. PSY 2012)

GPA Standards

A minimum 3.0 (B) grade point average is required for the final 60 semester hours of undergraduate study.

GRE Standards 

Applicant must have at least a 450 verbal score and 550 quantitative score.

Deadlines

Fall – June 1
Spring – September 15
Summer – February 20

Length of Program

2 years


West Virginia University

Prerequisite Courses

  • Completion of a baccalaureate degree in exercise science or other health and/or science related field
  • Human anatomy
  • Human physiology
  • Exercise Sciences courses
  • Biology with lab
  • Inorganic chemistry with lab
  • Organic chemistry
  • Introductory Psychology
  • Physics with lab (4 credits)
  • Introductory Statistics / Economics

GPA Standards

Applicant must have a minimum undergraduate grade-point average of 3.0

Deadlines

February 15th

Length of Program 

2 years