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Exercise Physiology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Valdosta, GA, United States
The Exercise Physiology program of Valdosta State University prepares students for three broad career paths: an exercise physiologist, as a strength and conditioning professional and as a pre-request for advanced schooling including those in the health care industry.
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Overview

What you'll learn

Students in the Exercise Physiology program of Valdosta State University  engage in both theoretical and hands-on activities in clinical and non-clinical settings. Students gain knowledge in numerous areas, including anatomy, biomechanics, physiological responses to exercise, nutrition and electrocardiography, and develop the administrative and leadership skills necessary to help various populations. Students are prepared to work in a variety of settings, including cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, corporate fitness/wellness, hospital health promotion and outpatient rehabilitation, human performance laboratories and private practice. Graduates are also prepared for various industry certifications and receive a strong foundation that will allow them to continue their professional studies in areas such as exercise physiology, medicine, physical therapy, occupational therapy and more.

Careers

  • Athletic Trainer
  • Cardiopulmonary rehabilitation specialist
  • Dietician
  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Fitness Instructor
  • Health Instructor
  • Nutritionist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Physical Education Secondary School Teacher
  • Physical Therapist
  • Rehabilitation Therapist
  • Sports Nutritionist
  • Wellness Coordinator

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Exercise Testing and Prescription
  • Fitness Testing
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Structural Kinesiology
  • Exercise Psychology
  • Nutrition for Health and Human Performance

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    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.

General Requirements

  • Complete the online application 
  • English Proficiency
  • Submit official transcripts from high school and/or all college(s) attended; only sealed, official academic records will be accepted
  • A completed Certificate of Finances statement guaranteeing that the student will have a minimum of $36,124.00 (for nine months) available for personal and educational expenses
  • Completed medical form. VSU requires that prior to registration all students present proof of two vaccines for measles and on for mumps and rubella; a tetanus booster within the last ten years; proof of disease or immunization for varicella (chicken pox); and, if under the age of 19 at time of enrollment, proof of hepatitis B series immunization
  • All international students must purchase the VSU medical insurance plan for students to cover the cost of medical treatment while in the United States
  • A copy of the student's passport/visa must be emailed to the Office of Admissions

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15424 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7712 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    15424 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7712 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    4370 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2185 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Valdosta

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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