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School of Health Sciences

Academic Advising
3070 Human Health Building
433 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
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(248) 370-2369
shs@oakland.edu

Dean's Office
Human Health Building
(248) 370-3562
inhealth@oakland.edu

School of Health Sciences

Academic Advising
3070 Human Health Building
433 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
(location map)
(248) 370-2369
shs@oakland.edu

Dean's Office
Human Health Building
(248) 370-3562
inhealth@oakland.edu

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Master of Science in Exercise Science

The Master of Science in Exercise Science program in the Department of Human Movement Science at Oakland University offers a unique multidisciplinary approach, emphasizing deeper understanding of the science of the human body and the key role for exercise in health maintenance, disease prevention, and the improvement of physical performance and overall wellness.

The curriculum addresses health behaviors and the fundamental exercise processes of physiology, biomechanics and motor ability. The program consists of 32 credit hours beyond the bachelor's degree. Students gain practical internship experience in clinical, public, or commercial settings, and engage in faculty-supervised research as part of their culminating experiences.

Graduates of this program are well prepared to pursue post-graduate degrees and professional certificates in academic (e.g., Ph.D., DSc), clinical (e.g., DPT, DC) and/or professional fields (e.g., ACSM, CHWC, CSCS), and are employed in health/fitness professional, medical exercise specialist, physical rehabilitation, public and corporate health leadership, and academic settings.


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Contact Us
Dr. Daniel Goble
Associate Professor and Director
Exercise Science
1015 Human Health Building
dgoble@oakland.edu

Lisa Staudt
Office Assistant
3068 Human Health Building
lstaudt@oakland.edu
(248) 364-8855

Admission
Requirements
Admission Requirements
Applicants for the Master of Science in Exercise Science program should hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution with an undergraduate cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 or above. They should have completed the required prerequisite coursework at the appropriate undergraduate or graduate level.


Applicants who are deficient in no more than 8 credit hours, or have less than a 3.00 cumulative GPA, may be considered for conditional admission status.

Admission
Procedure
Admission Procedure
The applicant must complete the application forms provided by the Graduate School. Two letters of reference from individuals qualified to comment on the applicant's preparation for graduate study and official transcripts of all academic work are also required. Applicants will be considered for September or January admission.

The applicant will be notified of the admission decision after all application materials have been received. Admission is selective, with preference given to applicants judged to be the best qualified to undertake the program of study. Qualified applicants may be required to have an interview with program faculty.

For more information or to request a program handbook, please contact Dr. Dann Goble, director and coordinator, at dgoble@oakland.edu.