Exercise Science & Wellness (M.S.) - Fitness & Performance

Exercise Science & Wellness (M.S.) - Fitness & Performance

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2022 through summer 2023. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

Core Courses
EXSC 510Advanced Exercise Physiology3
EXSC 520Statistical Analysis in Exercise Science3
EXSC 525Research Methods in Exercise Science3
EXSC 660Fitness Assessment and Programming3
HLTH 640Principles of Nutrition3
Total Hours15
Fitness & Performance Concentration
EXSC 540Advanced Strength Development3
EXSC 541Advanced Speed and Agility3
EXSC 542Advanced Conditioning & Recovery3
EXSC 550Advanced Biomechanical Analysis3
HLTH 645Performance Nutrition for the Physically Active3
Choose three credit hours of the following:3
Foundations of Human Performance
Motor Learning and Performance
Exercise and Physical Activity for People with Disabilities
Public Health and Physical Activity
Introduction to Life Coaching
Advanced Life Coaching Skills
Health and Wellness Coaching
Sport Marketing and Public Relations
Management and Leadership in Sport Organizations
Total Hours18

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 33 hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and allowable, including credit from an earned degree from Liberty University on the same academic level
  • 3.0 GPA
  • No more than two grades of C may be applied to the degree (includes grades of C+ &C-)
  • No grade of D or below may be applied to the degree (includes grades of D+ & D-)
  • Liberty University course work that is more than 10 years old may not be applied towards this degree. Students are required to repeat the course if it has exceeded the age limit.
  • Degree must be completed within 5 years
  • Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student’s anticipated graduation date

Program Offered in Resident & Online Format

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