Master of Science in Education (M.S.Ed.) - Exercise Science
Dr. Colin Wilborn, Program Director
Purpose of the Program
The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor aspires to be a leader in the field of exercise science on both a regional and national level. The graduate program in Exercise Science is committed to developing outstanding graduates who will pursue careers in a wide range of exercise science disciplines.
The purpose of the graduate program in Exercise Science is to prepare students from diverse backgrounds for careers as Exercise Physiologist, Athletic & Fitness Administrators, Coaching, Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and Sport Management Specialists. Furthermore, the graduate program in EXSS seeks to prepare students who wish to continue their pursuit of higher education through doctoral programs or professional certification programs. A twenty-four hour core curriculum is required of all majors: twenty-four hours in Exercise Science and twelve hours in electives. Each student must successfully complete requirements for a culminating experience by taking an oral and written comprehensive examination. There is no foreign language requirement.
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EXSS Core (24 hours as follows)
Guided Electives (12 hours)
- Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science or related field and/or must include the following courses:
a. 3 hours—Kinesiology
b. 3 hours—Exercise Physiology
c. 4 hours—Anatomy and Physiology I
- 3.0 GPA
- Interview with EXSS Graduate Program Director