Together for Good
Skip to main content area Skip to main navigation Skip to institutional navigation Skip to footer
Menu

Exercise and Sport Science

The Master of Science in Exercise and Sport Science can be earned by completing two semesters (one academic year) of full-time study or part time in two academic years.

Curriculum and Degree Requirements

This master’s program is comprised of eight courses, a field-based experience, and a capstone project (32 credits total). The interdisciplinary major includes coursework in the Department of Health Sciences and Schools of Education and Business. The program is designed to give students a foundation in theory and research, as well as emphasis on practical applications. The required field-based practicum and capstone project will be selected by the student in collaboration with his/her advisor. Students will have opportunities to interact with faculty from both health and business fields, as well as to engage in a real-world exercise and sports science projects through their field-based and capstone experiences.

Required Core Courses:
  • Research Methods I & II
  • Foundations of Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Specialized Courses:
  • Advanced Strength and Conditioning
  • Physical Activity and Exercise Technologies
  • Advanced Exercise Physiology
  • Sports Nutrition
Required Capstone Project

Take it to the next level - the graduate level - at Merrimack.