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About the Program
Exercise physiology is the scientific study of the physiological mechanisms underlying human movement. Our program focuses on developing the skills and abilities for the comprehensive design and delivery of programs and services to include assessment, enhancement of health and fitness, the prevention, treatment and management of chronic diseases and/or disabilities.
Carroll University’s exercise physiology program prepares qualified professionals at the master's level to work in clinical rehabilitation settings, health promotion/preventative settings and college/university settings. Upon graduation, our students possess the breadth and depth of knowledge and skills in the field to sit for a variety of clinical and related specialty certifications, and/or doctoral level work in exercise physiology or other allied health disciplines.
Graduate into a high-demand career
When you graduate from Carroll’s Master of Science in Exercise Physiology program, you’ll be career ready for a variety of positions, including:
- Exercise physiologist
- Clinical exercise specialist
- Clinical exercise physiologist
- Exercise test technologist
- Adjunct faculty/instructors
Your advanced degree will prepare you for opportunities in multiple job settings, including:
- Stress testing
- Cardiac rehabilitation/preventive cardiology
- Pulmonary rehabilitation
- Diabetes treatment center
- Cancer center
- Outpatient clinics
- Physician groups
- Hospital-based fitness centers
- Hospital-based research centers
- National organizations and government agencies related to health and fitness
- Universities and colleges
Carroll University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.