Integrative Physiology - Master of Science - Exercise Science (M.S.)

Master of Science (M.S.) - Integrative Physiology - Exercise Science

College of Health

Degree Specific Credits: 38

Required Cumulative GPA: 3.0

Catalog Year: 2022-23

Notes/Description

  • The Research Option is designed for those students who intend to pursue further graduate studies or careers in scientific or medical research. This option involves a more intensive study of laboratory methods and statistical and research design.  A thesis is required.

  • The Applied Option is intended for those students who plan to pursue professional careers in Exercise or Applied Sciences (corporate/adult fitness, cardiac rehabilitation, strength and conditioning). This option involves additional required course work and an internship.  Coursework is modified to meet student needs.

Summary

Core Course requirements

20

Thesis/Internship/Professional Paper/Dissertation

6

Electives

12

Total Hours

38


Core Course Requirements

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

HHP 520

Research Methods

3

HHP 525

Advanced Biomechanics

3

HHP 529

Advanced Exercise Physiology I

3

HHP 530

Advanced Exercise Physiology II

3

HHP 531

Lab Procedures In Exercise Science

3

HHP 594

Seminar

2

A graduate level statistics course

3

Total Hours

20

Minimum Required Grade: C

Option Requirements

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following research option courses:

HHP 699

Thesis/Dissertation

6

Or

Complete one of the following applied option courses:

HHP 598

Internship

>3

And

HHP 599

Professional Paper

3

Or

HHP 699

Thesis/Dissertation

6

Or

Written Comprehensive Exam

Total Hours

6

Minimum Required Grade: C

Elective Course Requirements

Code

Title

Hours

Complete the following courses to meet minimum credit requirements:

AHHS 430

Health Aspects of Aging

3

AHAT 479

Topics in Sports Medicine

3

ATEP 569

Clinical Anatomy Laboratory

1

ATEP 576

Performance and Technology in Athletic Training

3

ATEP 580

Pharmacology for Sports Medicine

1

BIOB 468

Endocrinology

3

BIOH 462

Principles Medical Physiology

3

CHTH 445

Program Planning in Community Health

4

CHTH 485

Theories of Health Behaviors and Counseling

3

COA 405

Advanced Concepts in Coaching

3

HHP 523

Case Studies in Performance Psychology

3

HHP 560

Advanced Electrocardiogram Assessment

2

HTH 465

Leading Health and Human Performance Organizations

3

HTH 475E

Legal and Ethical Issues Health and Exercise Professions

3

KIN 410

Advanced Strength Training & Conditioning

3

KIN 460

ECG Assessment

2

KIN 483

Exercise Disease & Aging

3

KIN 484

Exercise Disease & Aging Lab

1

NUTR 411

Nutrition For Sports & Exercise

3

PUBH 540

Social & Behavioral Science in Public Health

3

Total Hours

12

Minimum Required Grade: C