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Exercise Science Graduate Certificate

The Exercise Science Graduate Certificate is 15-hours of health, kinesiology, and sports studies course work for students who want to increase their knowledge and develop competencies in the area of exercise science.  Students may complete the certificate independently or as part of their graduate degree. 

Students, in consultation with the graduate coordinator, must develop a plan of study that details specific courses the students will use to satisfy the certificate requirements. 

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Certificate Requirements:

Coursework must be completed at A&M-Commerce with a 3.0 GPA on all courses used for the certificate.  Fifteen semester hours from the following (no substitutions):

HHPK 530 Sports Conditioning
HHPH 531 Nutrition & Optional Performance
HHPK 664 Fitness Testing & Exercise Prescriptions
HHPK 545 Advanced Exercise Physiology
HHPK 534 Exercise in Health & Disease
HHPK 532 Cardiopulmonary Physiology
HHPK 593 Biomechanics
HHPK 528 Sport Psychology
HHPK 516 Current Topics in HHP

Required Documents for Admission:

  • Application
  • Application fee: $50 domestic student
  • All official transcripts - Bachelor's degree, including all transcripts used towards the bachelor's degree.  Any master's degree transcript or transcripts with graduate coursework (if applicable).