Prepare for a rewarding career in such areas as exercise physiology, fitness training or rehabilitation.
Do you enjoy helping others become physically fit? Then our master's degree in Health, Kinesiology and Sports Studies with a concentration in Exercise Science is the program for you. You will prepare for a rewarding career in such areas as exercise physiology, fitness and performance training or rehabilitation. Throughout your coursework, you will gain the skills and knowledge to help you help others with their fitness and health goals.
Where It Is Offered
Foreign LanguageNo foreign language credits required
The Department of Health and Human Performance offers two different tracks towards earning your master’s degree in Health, Kinesiology and Sports Studies with an Exercise Science concentration. Explore what option works best for your career interest and lifestyle.
This 36-credit hour program will prepare you for a career in research and further coursework in the field of exercise science. This option requires that you complete a research project.
This 36-credit hour program will prepare you for a career as a practitioner in exercise science. You are required to complete an internship and a comprehensive final examination.
Health, Kinesiology & Sport Studies (MS) :: Exercise Science
Our graduates go on to work in settings such as rehabilitation services, sports performance facilities. or corporate wellness centers. They may also further their training through research and pursue a doctorate in exercise science. The exercise science industry is expected to grow significantly to serve aging populations and an increased interest in healthy living.
Career Possibilities and Current Median Salaries
Strength and Conditioning Coaches
Data from the US DOL Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2020 and Glassdoor.com
Internship experience provides the foundation employers are often looking for. These are just a few of the companies that partner with Career Development and offer opportunities for A&M-Commerce exercise science students.
Health, Kinesiology & Sport Studies (MS) :: Course Delivery and Resources copied not edited
Our exercise science program is 60% online and 40% face-to-face. The face-to-face courses are in the Nursing and Health Sciences building on the main campus in Commerce. You can take courses in the fall, spring and summer semesters.
Select “Create a new graduate school admissions application.”
Select “Texas A&M University-Commerce (Commerce)” as your “Target University.”
Select “Health, Kinesiology & Sport Studies, MS” as your “Major.”
Pay the $50 application fee.
Wait to receive an application confirmation email before proceeding to the next step.
After you submit your application, the Graduate School will send a confirmation email within two business days to the personal email account you used for ApplyTexas.
After you submit your application, you may be granted provisional status, which means you can enroll in one semester of courses. You will not be eligible for financial aid until you submit all of your documents and are accepted into the program.
Step 2. Submit Documents
Submit the following documents after you receive an application confirmation email.