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Exercise Science

Youngstown State University (YSU)

48 months
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14249 USD/year
14249 USD/year
8249 USD/year
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About

At Exercise Science from Youngstown State University (YSU) you'll design and implement effective health programs for individuals of all ages and fitness levels. Start your journey toward a meaningful career with us. 

Overview

Graduates inExercise Science from Youngstown State University (YSU) are prepared for certification through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) as a Certified Exercise Physiologist (EP) and/or the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). 

As such, graduates will be able to design safe and effective exercise prescriptions and conduct individual exercise programs, fitness testing, and health education for low- to moderate-risk individuals, individuals with controlled diseases (cardiovascular, pulmonary, cancer, and diabetes, etc.), and individuals in special populations (e.g. pregnancy, hypertension, and osteoporosis, etc.). They are skilled in evaluating health behaviors and risk factors, conducting fitness assessments, writing appropriate exercise prescriptions, and motivating individuals to modify negative health habits and maintain positive lifestyle behaviors for health promotion.

Careers

Exercise Science is a growing field with job opportunities upon graduation in areas such as cardiac rehabilitation, pulmonary rehabilitation, worksite or corporate wellness, strength and conditioning from youth sports to elite athlete levels, campus and park recreation as well as personal training. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sports First Aid and Injury Prevention
  • Pedagogical Aspects of Exercise Science
  • Exercise Testing and Prescription 
  • Physiology of Exercise
  • Kinesiology and Applied Anatomy
  • Exercise Testing and Prescription
  • Strength Training and Conditioning
  • Administration of Exercise Programs
  • Exercise Testing and Prescription 
  • Exercise Counseling and Behavioral Strategies
  • Physics for Health Care
  • General Chemistry 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
67

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
67

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete online application form, please check the notes.
  • A nonrefundable $45 (US) application fee. 
  • Applicants must have graduated from high school or have successfully completed the General Education Development (GED) test to be considered for admission. 
  • Submit a high school transcript and American College Test (ACT) or Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) scores.  
  • Applicants must have a high school grade point average of 2.00 or higher on a 4.00 point scale, have an ACT composite score of 17 or higher, or a combined SAT score of 920 or higher from the evidence-base writing and reading test, and the math test to be admitted unconditionally.
  • Proof of English Proficiency.
  • Photocopy of passport page showing Photo, Name, Date of Birth, citizenship, etc.
  • Affidavit of Financial Support Form
  • Supporting Financial documents, e.g. bank statement.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14249 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14249 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    14249 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14249 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    8249 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8249 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Youngstown

787 - 1299 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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