Why pursue the Master of Science Degree in Exercise Science

Why pursue the Master of Science Degree in Exercise Science


Exercise Science

Measuring Success

Recent graduates have earned full assistantships for doctoral study at:

  • Ball State University
  • University of Connecticut
  • Florida State University
  • The Pennsylvania State University
  • The University of Pennsylvania
  • The University of Pittsburgh
  • Slippery Rock University-Doctoral of Physical Therapy
  • Syracuse University
  • Virginia Tech University
  • Thomas Jefferson Medical School

Recent graduates have accepted clinical, research and teaching positions at:

  • Geisinger Medical Center
  • The Johns Hopkins Cardiac Rehabilitation Center
  • The Cleveland Clinic
  • The Sensor Medics Corporation
  • Air Products Corporation
  • The U.S. Naval Academy
  • The Cincinnati Sports Research Center
  • The University of Scranton

Students in BU's exercise science graduate program have opportunities and access to:

  • Hands-on experience with exercise science professors with diverse interests
  • Potentially graduate with one or more publications
  • First-hand experience with grant writing
  • Internships in national and international settings
  • Represent BU at regional, national and international meetings
  • Reasonable tuition
  • Assistantships available for those who qualify

What career opportunities are available?

Doctoral Degree Programs

  • Exercise Science
  • Medicine
  • Physical Therapy
  • Health Promotion and Education
  • Health Administration
  • Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Professional Careers

  • Biotechnology
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Physician Assistant
  • Corporate Wellness
  • Personal Training
  • Research
  • University Instructor
  • Strength and Conditioning Coach

Professional Certifications

  • Athletic Training
  • Health Fitness Instructor
  • Exercise Specialist
  • Strength and Conditioning