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The master of science in exercise and sport science-human performance is a multidisciplinary program of advanced study in biomechanics, exercise physiology, motor behavior, and sports psychology. The purpose of this program is to give the student a balanced background in the science of human movement and provide skills useful in research and occupational settings.
Graduates are prepared to:
-- conduct applied research in university and corporate settings
-- pursue advanced scholarly study and research related to the four areas of human performance
-- incorporate scientific knowledge of human performance into professions in exercise science and allied health settings.
Graduates are employed in:
-- athletic clubs and health and wellness centers
-- private, industrial, and hospital fitness centers
-- clinical testing centers and laboratories
-- physical performance training centers
-- community and youth sport organizations
-- strength and conditioning programs for athletes
-- sports medicine centers
Prerequisite Courses (or equivalent):
Thirty-two credits are required in this program. A minimum of 16 credits must be earned in graduate-only level courses. Students select either the thesis or non-thesis option and a minimum of five courses must be completed from Category B.
Category A --Research (12 or 6 credits)
Thesis Option (12 credits)
Non-thesis Option (6 credits)
Category B -- Core Requirements (13-15 credits)
Students must complete a minimum of five courses.
Category C -- *Electives (thesis option -- 7-9 credits)
(non-thesis option -- 13-15 credits)
This catalog is a record of graduate programs, courses, policies, staff and facilities as of April 1, 1997. The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse reserves the right to change any of the information in this catalog at any time and without giving prior notice. This catalog does not establish a contractual relationship. For a further explanation of your rights and responsibilities as a student please see theWelcome and Note to Students section.
Last Modified: Friday, Friday, March 06, 1998
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