Expand your knowledge in the field of exercise science as you prepare for or enhance your career in strength and conditioning, cardiac rehabilitation, sport-specific and personal training, health promotion, and wellness. WP offers a comprehensive 36-credit course of study leading to a master of science (MS) in exercise physiology.
The fully online master of science in exercise physiology program meets the needs of individuals seeking career advancement or entry into careers in healthcare or fitness. This program combines real-world experiences with theoretical foundation that prepare students to become outstanding, ethical practitioners in various settings: clinical, sport specific, professional sports, community health and wellness, corporate fitness, spot and recreation, school-based athletics, and personal training.
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Students will gain the skills to perform fitness and cardiovascular stress tests; assess risk factors for patients/clients/athletes by measuring blood pressure, oxygen utilization, and heart rhythms; and develop and implement exercise prescriptions for the improvement of health and human performance.
An advanced degree in exercise physiology is especially valuable to current and future healthcare professionals who may be treating patients afflicted with the secondary consequences of the COVID-19 virus.
August 1st: Fall semesterDecember 1st: Spring semester*Applications received after the deadline will be reviewed on a space availability basis*International students are advised to apply by:April 1st: Fall (September intake)November 1st: Spring (January intake)
Professor Michael FigueroaProgram Director, Department of Kinesiologyfigueroam@wpunj.edu973-720-3950
In addition to the University’s admission requirements:
William Paterson University
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Wayne, New Jersey 07470