Career Paths

The MS in Applied Exercise Physiology & Human Performance will prepare you to work in strength and conditioning, clinical, and community-based settings.  The degree will also prepare you for future doctoral study in exercise physiology and related fields.   

Career paths include:  

  • Strength & Conditioning Coach 
  • Clinical Exercise Physiologist 
  • Exercise Specialist 
  • Fitness Director 
  • Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Specialist 
  • Researcher

Graduates of the MS in Applied Exercise Physiology program will be qualified to challenge the following certification exams: 

  • ACSM’s Certified Exercise Physiologist (ACSP-EP) 
  • ACSM’s Clinical Exercise Physiologist (ACSM-CEP) 
  • NSCA’s Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) 
  • NSCA’s Certified Performance and Sport Scientist (CPSS)