Exercise Science & Wellness (M.S.) - Nutrition & Wellness

Exercise Science & Wellness (M.S.) - Nutrition & Wellness

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
Nutrition & Wellness Concentration
EXSC 640Public Health and Physical Activity3
EXSC 650Promoting Physical Activity in the Community3
HLTH 643Public Health Nutrition3
HLTH 644Diabetes, Obesity and Eating Disorders3
HLTH 645Performance Nutrition for the Physically Active3
Choose three credit hours of the following:3
Human Growth and Development
Foundations of Human Performance
Advanced Biomechanical Analysis
Exercise and Physical Activity for People with Disabilities
Exercise Prescription for Special Populations: Cardiac and Pulmonary Disorders
Health Program Planning
Introduction to Life Coaching
Health and Wellness Coaching
Total Hours18

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 33 total 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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