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Exercise Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Kansas City, MO, United States
As a part of Rockhurst University’s exercise, sport and health science department, graduates of the Exercise Science program are prepared to help others achieve maximum mobility and health. 
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Overview

The Exercise Science major at Rockhurst University is an excellent choice for students interested in careers in personal training, physical therapy, occupational therapy, medical rehabilitation, nursing, medicine and corporate fitness and wellness. 

Students should discuss their future plans with an adviser as early as possible to ensure all graduate school prerequisites are satisfied.

A minor in exercise science is also available.

Learning Outcomes 

  • Demonstrate professionally aligned content knowledge in the field of exercise science.
  • Apply expert knowledge in the field of exercise science to relevant case studies.
  • Analyze research in the field and sub-fields of exercise science.
  • Demonstrate professional dispositions aligned with Rockhurst's Jesuit values in their capstone course field experiences.

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:

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Kinesiology
  • Physiology of Exercise
  • Psychology of Sport and Exercise
  • Foundations of Conditioning
  • Exercise, Health, and Chronic Disease Prevention

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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.

General Requirements

  • Complete an online application for admission
  • Counselor's written recommendation
  • ACT or SAT test score
  • English proficiency: TOEFL - Internet based minimum score of 80
  • Provide an Official Statement of Finances directly from a bank or financial institution
  • Official high school academic credentials, translated into English if necessary
  • International students/scholars will be able to waive the mandatory student health insurance as long as their policy meets the criteria below, or they may enroll in Rockhurst's policy

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18900 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    37800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18900 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Kansas City

  • 980 - 1600 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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