Admission Requirements

Please review the pre-requisites for the Master of Science in Exercise and Sport Science.

Additional Requirements

All applicants must have completed the required prerequisite courses in Anatomy and Physiology I & II (with laboratories) and Exercise Physiology before beginning the Master of Science in Exercise and Sport Science.

The master’s program is intended for students who hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in a health-related field such as public health; health education/health promotion; exercise science/kinesiology; human performance; human nutrition; biomechanics; or closely related field.

Applicants with a bachelor’s degree in another field will be considered, but may be required to complete a call with a program representative to confirm they are qualified for the graduate program, and may be required to take additional prerequisite courses prior to enrolling.

Prerequisite coursework can be taken at any accredited college/university, including Merrimack College.


If you have questions about prerequisite coursework, contact the Office of Graduate Admission at or 978-837-3563.

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