The Master of Science with a major in Exercise Science requires 24 credits of coursework at the 600 or 800 level, and 6 credits of thesis. The 24 credits of coursework are specified in the individual planned programs of study, and must include 15-18 credits of coursework in courses within Exercise Science, and 6-9 credits of coursework in cognate areas as specified by the requirements for each concentration. A total of 30 credits is required to complete the degree.
Biomechanics is an interdisciplinary science that objectively interprets movement in living organisms. Emphasis is placed on techniques of measuring kinematic and kinetic characteristics of living organisms and on mathematical methods of analysis. Students in the MS program in biomechanics are required to conduct research and complete a thesis.