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Clinical Exercise Physiology, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Florence, AZ, United States
Exercise Science represents a dynamic field of study focusing on how the human body responds to exercise and physical work.  The Clinical Exercise Physiology concentration  at University of North Alabama provides the scientific foundation as well as hands-on skills essential in determinig an individual's fitness level and cardiovascular disease risk. 
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Overview

The Clinical Exercise Physiology curriculum also provides opportunities for students to learn how to promote optimal physical fitness by prescribing preventative and rehabilitative strategies for special populations.  

In addition to challenging coursework, students complete a 200 hour minimum internship during their senior year in which they expand upon the applied skills acquired during coursework.  Clinical Exercise Physiologists are prepared to work with various special populations in areas such as cardiac rehabilitation, chronic disease, programs for the elderly or with individuals who are overweight/obese.

What employment opportunities will you have?

  • Cardiac Rehabilitation Specialist

  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Specialist

  • Wellness Center Director

  • Hospital Exercise Physiologist

  • Clinical Exercise Physiologist

Mission

The University of North Alabama seeks to be a leading provider of high quality, affordable undergraduate professional management education for traditional students and working adults in the mid-south region served by the University. Further, the UNA seeks to be a recognized leader in providing high quality affordable graduate and continuing education for entry level and mid-career business professionals in the U.S. and Asia. The College will be recognized for developing learning synergies based on the cornerstones of diversity and globalization to prepare our students for the challenges of the 21st century economy. 

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:
  • Human Physiology
  • Physiology in Health and Disease
  • Capstone Laboratory in Physiology
  • Adult and Embryonic Stem Cells
  • Topics in the Biology and Cellular Physiology of Cancer
  • Special Topics in Physiology
  • Topics in Cell Physiology
  • Topics in Endocrinology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    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:

    5.5

    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.

General Requirements

  • Application
  • Diploma and Transcripts: An official notarized copy of your high school diploma and transcripts and - if applicable - your undergraduate diploma should be submitted to finalize admission. All transcripts should be notarized of attested by a government institution.
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Bank Letter and Affidavit of Support
  • Application Fee: A non-refundable application fee of one hundred dollars ($100) is required of every international applicant.
  • Academic Placement: For US students, UNA uses ACT or SAT scores for advising and registration purposes, but international students are not required to submit any of these tests for admissions.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    640 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 640 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    640 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 640 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    320 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 320 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Florence

  • 800 - 1300 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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