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Exercise Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #251 (WUR) Albuquerque, NM, United States
The mission of The University of New Mexico's Exercise Science program is to provide our students with the didactic, experiential, and ethical foundation in the study of human physiology and movement necessary to succeed in their choice of career, professional field of study, and advanced academic work.
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Overview

Program Information

The mission the Exercise Science program at The University of New Mexico is achieved through engaging lecture and hands-on laboratory instruction, scholarship, and service-learning designed to promote and develop critical thinking, laboratory skills, effective communication skills, and a passion for lifelong learning. The undergraduate and masters programs prepare students for continued education in Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, nursing, medicine, or clinical research, as well as to function professionally as exercise physiologists/scientists in health/fitness clubs, corporate health promotion programs, academic, and clinical settings. The PhD program prepares exercise science researchers, professors, and preventative and/or rehabilitative program directors.

Through active participation in and application of scientific research, the Exercise Science students and renowned faculty, in partnership with our community, collaborate to identify and develop solutions for individual, local, and global challenges related to health, fitness, and optimal human performance. New Mexico's multicultural population presents our program with innumerable opportunities to favorably impact the state's citizens through scientifically accurate and culturally sensitive information pertaining to the benefits of a healthy, physically active lifestyle as recommended by our learned societies and national health initiatives.

Career Opportunities

A program that prepares individuals to teach health education programs at various educational levels.

  • Education Teachers, Postsecondary  
  • Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
  • Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Blended

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General Psychology
  • Biology for Health Related Sciences and Non-Majors
  • Biology for Health Related Sciences and Non-Majors Lab
  • College Algebra
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    68

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    520

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Admission requirements

  • Curriculum
  • Grade Point Average
  • Standardized Test Scores
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Admission requirements international
  • Secondary Education: Completion of the equivalent of an American upper secondary school education (approximately twelve years of formal education beginning at age six) and have the appropriate diplomas or satisfactory results on leaving examinations (if completed).
  • ACT and SAT are NOT required for admission to UNM as an international student.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    928 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 928 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    928 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 928 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    269 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 269 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Albuquerque

  • 870 - 1360 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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