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Nutrition and Exercise Sciences (M.S.) - Exercise Science Specialization

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Enhance your career and improve health

The M.S. in nutrition and exercise sciences provides an opportunity to specialize in nutritional sciences or exercise science. Students are prepared for careers in clinical, industry or research fields. A partial list of those specializing in the exercise science specialization includes clinical exercise physiology, strength and conditioning, fitness management, research coordinators, instructors or public health officials.

Is it for you?

This program will be a good fit if you:

  • Have a background in health, physical education, recreation, exercise science or other related field.
  • Enjoy sports and athletics.
  • Lead an active lifestyle.
  • Enjoy helping others.
  • Want to conduct research in the field.

Career Opportunities

  • Strength and conditioning coach
  • Cardiac rehabilitation specialist
  • Worksite wellness director
  • Fitness center management
  • Extension specialist
  • Health care industry
  • Community health and wellness programming and management
  • Managing sports performance programs
  • Research