MASTER OF SCIENCE IN EXERCISE SCIENCE (GH50)

HUNTINGTON

Gullickson Hall 108 (map)
304.696.6490

http://www.marshall.edu/cohp/?page_id=595

DIRECTOR, HUMAN PERFORMANCE LAB

Huntington

Dr. Terry Shepherd
Gullickson Hall 1H
304.696.2925
shephert@marshall.eduhttp://www.marshall.edu/hpl/

AREAS OF EMPHASIS OFFERED:
Integrative Physiology.
CERTIFICATES:
None.
CURRICULUM:
36-39 credit hours.
NORMAL TIME TO COMPLETE FOR FULL-TIME STUDENT:
2 years.
PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS:
Options include an emphasis on leadership roles and skills that permit one to work with individuals on a client/patient continuum extending from the elite athlete to those with chronic disorder/disease to the cardiac transplantation patient as well as the in between – the recreational athlete and those simply wishing to stay healthy by living sensibly. Options include careers as clinicians in cardiopulmonary rehabilitation and diabetes management programs, as athletic trainers, as exercise physiologists, as well as preparation for other medical fields including physical therapy, pharmaceutical and pacemaker sales, as pharmacists, as physician assistants, as physicians, and for advanced degrees in related doctoral programs.
PROGRAM OBJECTIVES:
This program will prepare students for careers in the community, hospital and medical center, corporate wellness, performance enhancement, and cardiopulmonary rehabilitation settings. Preparation for such positions includes an emphasis on leadership roles and skills that permit one to work with individuals on a client/patient continuum from the elite athlete to the cardiac transplant patient, men and women, the young and senior populations as well as the recreational athlete and those simply wishing to stay healthy by living sensibly.
JOBS RELATED TO THIS PROGRAM:
For more information, please click on the links below to the O*NET website supported by the U.S. Department of Labor.

  • 29-1122.00 Occupational Therapists Bright Outlook
  • 21-1015.00 Rehabilitation Counselors
  • 29-9091.00 Athletic Trainers Bright Outlook
  • 25-1193.00 Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary
  • 29-2031.00 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians Bright Outlook
  • 11-9111.00 Medical and Health Services Managers
  • 29-1128.00 Exercise Physiologists
  • 11-9039.02 Fitness and Wellness Coordinators Bright Outlook
  • 29-2031.00 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
  • 11-9111.00  Medical and Health Services Managers
  • 29-9011.00 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists Bright Outlook
  • 39-9031.00 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors Bright Outlook
APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR ADMISSION:
Fall enrollment: August 1; Spring enrollment: December 1; Summer enrollment: May 1
GRE OR OTHER TEST REQUIRED:
GRE or MCAT
PROGRAM LOCATION:
Huntington

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