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You’ll cultivate a complete range of professional skills in our Exercise and Sport Science master’s program. The degree has earned wide recognition for its:
Merrimack College’s one-of-a-kind Exercise and Sport Science fellowships offer hands-on experience that you can’t get in a classroom. You’ll work in a professional practice, get immersed in exercise science technologies and methods, and enjoy a 50 percent tuition reduction.
You can earn the Exercise and Sport Science master’s degree either full-time or part-time, graduating in as little as 9 months or as long as 2 years.
Our Exercise and Sport Science master’s degree features small classes and attentive faculty. You’ll learn from seasoned practitioners who hold advanced degrees and have years of professional practice in exercise physiology, athletics and coaching.
Merrimack College’s exercise science graduate program features small courses and a welcoming culture that’s more collaborative than competitive. You’ll develop close-knit relationships with classmates and faculty, developing a supportive network that endures long past graduation.
Graduates of Merrimack College’s Exercise and Sport Science master’s program have an outstanding hiring record. Many of our alumni pursue careers as strength and conditioning coaches, one of the fastest-growing health science professions. In addition, our graduates work in positions such as:
Employers actively recruit graduates of Merrimack College’s Exercise and Sport Science program. You’ll enter the job market with an outstanding combination of academic preparation and professional experience, along with the confidence to excel from day one.
Merrimack’s exercise and sport science master’s degree enables you learn both in the classroom and in real-world settings. You’ll acquire the expertise to apply state-of-the art technologies and evidence-based practices.
In addition, our Exercise and Sport Science master’s program provides you with full preparation for professional certification. You’ll learn to:
“We really focus on hard skills. I don’t even use a textbook in my classes. Our students get hands-on training and experience. They work with up-to-date technology. They learn to write detailed protocols. They get everything they need.”
― Mike Corcoran, Associate Professor