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The Sports Science (SS) program leads to a Master of Science degree and is a one-year graduate program housed within the school's Department of Sports Medicine and Nutrition.

Program Summary
33 credits (full or part-time*) Program starts fall term only

1-3 years (varies)

Year-long internship/practicum (3 terms); Average class size: 11 students





Mission, Vision and Goals

Mission: Provide superior education, research, and practical experiences to prepare students who are innovative and knowledgeable professionals in the field of sports science.

Vision: Train impactful thought leaders in the sports science profession optimizing performance in athletic, military, community, private, clinical, and research settings.


Upon completion of this program, students will:

  • demonstrate knowledge in physiology, nutrition, human performance assessment, research methodology and data analytics;
  • contribute to the growth of sports science through original research and innovation during an immersive internship experience; and
  • be well-prepared to make immediate and impactful contributions as a sports science professional.

Students in this program enjoy small class sizes that allow for optimal engagement and feedback from the instructors and opportunities to practice hands-on skills. 

*For information about completing the program part time, please email Sports Science Program Director Katelyn Allison.