The M.S. in Health and Exercise Science, Plan A offers students a health-oriented, science-based curriculum and research experience. The program is a scientifically rigorous, research focused program that prepares students for further education and/or careers in health and exercise science related fields. The program is structured to prepare students for further education that includes doctoral study, physical and occupational therapy, and medicine (e.g., physicians/physician assistant and nursing). Graduates are represented by careers in: health related research and development and medical and allied health professions.

Effective Fall 2014

Core Courses
HES 600Research Design in Health/Exercise Science3
HES 602Advanced Physiology of Exercise3
HES 610Exercise Bioenergetics3
HES 693Seminar2
HES 698Research3
HES 793Bioenergetics Seminar1
Statistics 13
Electives 212
Thesis
HES 699Thesis12
Program Total Credits:42

A minimum of 42 credits are required to complete this program. 

1

Select three credits of statistics with approval of advisor and graduate committee.

2

Select enough 500-level or above elective credits with approval of advisor and graduate committee to bring the program total to 42 credits.