Что я буду изучать?

Transform Health, Fitness and Lives

Gain a comprehensive background in exercise physiology, human anatomy, nutrition, and clinically-oriented testing of cardiovascular, pulmonary, and neuromuscular systems. Apply your advanced knowledge to a career in a clinical setting or athletic performance.

Earn Your Master of Science in Exercise Science & Nutrition

SHU’s innovative Exercise Science & Nutrition program places a unique emphasis on the nutritional aspects of health, disease, and performance. Graduates are prepared to meet the demands of a diverse professional field with advanced knowledge, a comprehensive skill set, and the ability to both practice and lead in the field of exercise science.

Through this program, you will:

  • Demonstrate best practices, and acquire management skills in clinical practice, strength and conditioning settings and/or coaching
  • Master concepts in exercise physiology, human anatomy, performance/health-field specific research methodology, and nutrition as it relates to chronic disease prevention and sport performance
  • Learn to prescribe post-orthopedic rehabilitation resistance training protocols
  • Contribute to research activities in clinical exercise settings, sport or clinical nutrition, and fitness/sport-related exercise programming
  • Prepare to continue your education and acquire a terminal degree (e.g., Ph.D., Ed.D.)

Choose the track that fits your career aspirations

The M.S. in Exercise Science & Nutrition stresses basic science and allows students to concentrate on either performance or clinical sciences.

Performance

In the Performance track, you will develop a mastery of:

  • Strength & Conditioning concepts and controversies
  • Nutritional influences on training adaptation and performance
  • Coaching methodology and philosophy
  • Biomechanics

Graduates of the performance track are prepared for careers in leadership, administration, and coaching in fitness and sports performance settings.

Clinical

Through the Clinical track, you will develop mastery of:

  • Clinical exercise testing and prescription for cardiac, pulmonary, cancer, diabetic and osteoporotic rehabilitation settings
  • Nutrition as it relates to weight management, counseling strategies, and patient education
  • Applying health behavior change concepts to both health and compromised populations

Graduates of the clinical track are prepared for careers in hospital or hospital-affiliated settings, working in cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation and long-term rehabilitation of cancer and immune disease patients.

Enter a career with endless opportunity and growing demand

Employment in the health and fitness industry is projected to grow steadily through 2020.1 Graduates of the Exercise Science & Nutrition program have gained employment as:

  • Hospital-based exercise physiologists and wellness directors
  • Strength and conditioning coaches for private companies and university teams
  • Chief health officer at medically supervised weight loss clinics
  • Trainers for post-orthopedic rehabilitation
  • Graduate assistants within doctoral programs
  • Lobbyist for a multinational food corporation

На каком факультете я буду учиться?

College of Health Professions

Варианты обучения

Очная (варьируется)

Цена
USD $9,950 per semester; USD $1,047 per credit

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Начало обучения

Предполагаемое начало: Август 2020

Где

Center for Healthcare Education Campus

4000 Park Avenue,

BRIDGEPORT,

Connecticut,

06606, United States

Вступительные требования

Для студентов, проживающих в Соединенных Штатах

International graduate students must possess the equivalent of a four-year bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Для иностранных студентов

Students must possess the equivalent of a four-year bachelor’s degree in a related major such as Exercise Physiology, Exercise Science, Physical Education, Public Health, Psychology, Applied Physiology, Athletic Training or Nutrition.

English language proficiency - TOEFL score of 550 on the paper-based test or 80 on the TOEFL iBT, IELTS - 6.5, SHU ELI online placement exam - 80%, PTE - 62, iTEP - 5, ELS English for Academic Purposes - Level 112, Education First (EF) - C1, Cambridge Advanced English - 58, Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) - 5.5, Cambridge Certificate in Proficiency in English (CPE) - 5.5.

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