Carroll's Master of Science in Exercise Physiology program with an emphasis on strength and conditioning prepares you for careers in high school, collegiate, and professional strength and conditioning settings. Extensive hands-on experience both in and outside the classroom paired with an innovative curriculum taught by expert faculty prepare you for success in the field. The strength and conditioning emphasis of the MEXP program includes two courses that allow you to work directly with the NCAA Division III athletic department at Carroll University. You'll also complete an internship that gives you valuable, hands-on experiences in your field of study.
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Exercise physiology is the scientific study of the physiological mechanisms underlying human movement. Our M.S. in Exercise Physiology program with an emphasis on strength and conditioning prepares you to be a qualified professional at the master's level to work in high school, college/university or professional settings. The program focuses on developing the skills and abilities for the comprehensive design and delivery of programs and services to include performance assessment, human performance development and athletic performance.
During your coursework in the program, you'll have access to brand new, state-of-the-art laboratories in Doug and Nancy Hastad Hall and Ganfield Gymnasium. The accelerated, 15-month curriculum includes exclusive learning opportunities with the chance to collaborate on strength and conditioning research with highly regarded faculty members. In the last semester of the program, your studies will culminate in a full-time internship in a college, high school or performance center setting. Faculty collaborate with you, one-on-one to identify and develop an internship that fits your professional goals.
Upon completion of the program, you'll possess the breadth and depth of knowledge, application skill and abilities for a career in sport performance enhancement. You'll also be eligible for a variety of related specialty certifications and/or doctoral level education in exercise physiology or other related disciplines.
Carroll University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.