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.
|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.