Exercise Science BS / Applied Exercise and Health Science MS

Career and Academic Opportunities

A KSU Master's in Applied Exercise and Health Science is a degree that prepares students with a foundation in research methods, statistical analysis, and administrative skills. The degree focuses on the advanced academic knowledge of Exercise Physiology and concludes with a capstone experience which may include an Administrative Field Experience, Master's Project, or Master's Thesis. The flexible curriculum allows students the ability to prepare for their next professional step and unique career goals. Graduate Career Paths May Include: Doctoral Programs in Exercise Physiology, Graduate Program in Medicine, Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Clinical Exercise Physiologist, Sports Performance Specialist, and Research Scientist.

Sample Academic Plan

Suggested Timeline

Students will need to be accepted into the Wellstar College of Health and Human Services undergraduate program in Exercise Science before they can apply to this Double Owl Pathway. Undergraduate Exercise Science Majors should apply in their junior year, second term for consideration as a Double Owl Scholar.

Apply Here

    • Acceptance into the Wellstart College of Health and Human Services undergraduate Exercise Science program.  Click here for criteria.
    • GPA of at least 3.00 in KSU undergraduate work.
    • 60 hours completed toward Bachelors degree.
    • EHS 6510 to count for Major Field Electives
    • EHS 6200 to count for Major Field Electives
    • EHS 6520 to count for Major Field Electives
  • For current admission requirements please click here.

    • Undergraduate Degree
      • Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science
    • Department / College
      • Exercise Science and Sport Management / Wellstar College of Health and Human Services
    • Advising Contact
      • Brittney Jones, Interim Director/Senior Advisor Transfer Specialst
      • bjone313@kennesaw.edu
      • 470-578-4925
      • Prillaman Health Science Building, Room 1013
    • Graduate Degree
      • Master of Science in Applied Exercise and Health Science
    • Department / College
      • Exercise Science and Sport Management / Wellstar College of Health and Human Services
    • Advising Contact
      • Cherilyn McLester, Graduate Program Director
      • cmclest1@kennesaw.edu
      • 470-578-2651
      • Prillaman Health Science Building, Room 4021
  • Complete the online application here to apply.

    The undergraduate and graduate programs will review your academic record.

    You will receive an email to your KSU student email account with the decision.

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