Master of Science in Applied Exercise Science

Sports Performance Training

Learn how to improve athletic performance in all athletes. Prepare for NASM’s Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES) exam.

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Learn how our 100% online programs can help you get ahead in the exercise science field.

Deadline to Apply: June 22, 2022
Classes Start: July 6, 2022

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Complete your degree in 12-18 months

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Anytime, anywhere learning on your schedule

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Program Details

Our 100% online MS in Applied Exercise Science, Sports Performance Training concentration is designed for working adults, with asynchronous classes so you can learn anytime, anywhere. We keep class sizes small, so you can connect with your classmates and professors. Dual concentrations are also available. 

Why Pursue A Sports Performance Training Degree?

The Sports Performance and Training concentration was designed for coaches, athletic trainers and other sports professionals who work with all levels of athletes from high school players up through Olympic competitors. This concentration prepares individuals for the Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES) exam.

According to the NASM website, “top teams in the NFL and NBA have now begun requiring the NASM–PES credential.” Accelerate your career with a Sports Performance Training Degree.

Industry Certification

This program prepares individuals for the National Academy of Sports Medicine’s Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES) exam.

Career Outlook 

Graduates in our graduate degree in exercise science go on to serve in a variety of capacities in fitness, wellness, sports management and leadership careers. Many of our students pursue careers such as:

  • Performance Coach
  • Athletic Director
  • Sports Performance Specialist

Start Date

July 6, 2022

Deadline to Apply

June 22, 2022

Cost Per Credit

$475

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Theresa Miyashita, PhD, Faculty Leader, Master of Science in Applied Exercise Science

Curriculum

Core Courses 18 Credit Hours

AES 6020 Kinesiology I
AES 6030 Kinesiology II
AES 6050 Research Design and Methods in Exercise Science
AES 6200 Applied Exercise Physiology
AES 6300 Exercise and Sport Nutrition
AES 6990 Capstone Experience

Concentration Courses 12 Credit Hours

AES 6600 Principles of Sports Performance Training
AES 6620 Program Design in Sports Performance Training
AES 6640 Practicum: Sports Performance Training
AES 6660 Special Topics Seminar in Sports Performance Training

Admission Requirements