At its core, Exercise Physiology is the study of physiological mechanisms underlying physical activity. In this program. students learn how to deliver treatment services focused on the improvement of health and fitness, rehabilitate heart disease and other chronic diseases and provide professional guidance to athletes and other active people who are training for their sport or activity.
Upon completion of the Masters Degree in Exercise Physiology at The College of St. Scholastica, the graduate will be able to:
1. Synthesize the functional relationship of anatomical structures.
2. Recommend appropriate exercise prescriptions based on assessment results.
3. Compare the human body’s adaptation to acute and chronic exercise under standard and nonstandard conditions.
4. Demonstrate professional behavior in academic and clinical settings.
Students must achieve the following program requirements for all courses listed under Program Requirements and Program Required Courses for the Exercise Physiology, M.S.
Major Credits: 32
Minimum GPA: 2.8 undergraduate for admissions to the program; 3.0 must be maintained once in the program.
Minimum Grade: C
Program Required Courses
The Exercise Physiology academic program consists of the following graduate courses:
To graduate from the College of St. Scholastica, graduate students must meet the following minimum degree requirements.
Minimum GPA: 3.0