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Exercise Physiology and Fitness Leadership

Program Summary

The Master of Science in exercise physiology and fitness leadership is designed for current physical education and exercise teachers who want to expand their knowledge of physiology, human anatomy and fitness leadership. You will build upon your theoretical knowledge and experience to advance your professional skills in research, teaching, and fitness.

Graduate Catalog Program Information

Program-Specific Admission Information and Requirements

Affiliated College: College of Education

Degree(s) Offered: M.S.Ed. in Kinesiology and Physical Education

Area(s) of Emphasis:

  • Exercise Physiology/Fitness Leadership

Program Prerequisites: Applicant is expected to have a baccalaureate degree which included courses in kinesiology, physical education, health, recreation, dance or equivalent courses.

Program Requires GRE: No

Letters of Recommendation: 2

University Requirements

Application Deadlines

All application materials must be received by the appropriate deadline below to ensure priority consideration.

Internationals Living Abroad Applicants Residing in the U.S. Priority Consideration
Fall May 1 July 15 June 1
Spring October 1 December 10 November 1
Summer June 1 April 1

For More Information

Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education
Anderson Hall 221

Program website
knpemsed@niu.edu
(815) 753-1407

Director of Graduate Studies:
Dr. Steven Howell
showell2@niu.edu

 

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