The MS in Health and Human Performance, option in Applied Exercise Science studies
how human movement improves overall physical health and fitness. Our master’s students
strive to advance health, physical activity and sport performance through relevant
clinical- and performance-based research and instruction. Graduates go on to earn
their doctorate degree at reputable institutions across the country or obtain professional
employment within the areas of applied health and strength and conditioning.
Our mission is to perform high-quality research that is both innovative and impactful. Our labs use state-of-the-art technology to
investigate physiological changes with aging, training, fatigue, disease and more.
Research areas include:
Full-time students may be eligible for graduate assistantships in the School of Kinesiology, Applied Health and Recreation, either as a Graduate
Teaching Assistant (GTA) or a Graduate Research Assistant (GRA). These positions are
highly competitive and typically awarded in the spring semester. Those granted assistantships
are eligible to receive a tuition waiver, health insurance and stipend. Please contact
firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Currently enrolled students are also eligible for scholarships offered through the
College of Education and Human Sciences.