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Master of Science in Exercise Physiology: Admission

Applications to the M.S. in Exercise Physiology Program are accepted throughout the year. Each cohort commences in the fall semester only.  Courses within the CEP or SC concentrations are completed throughout the course sequence.  

Fall 2014 Application Deadlines:

  • First Priority: March 1, 2014
  • Second Priority: June 1, 2014
  • Final: August 2014 or until the class is full

Carroll University will review two types of applicants into the M.S. in Exercise Physiology Program:

  1. Previous degree applicants who have completed their undergraduate degree from Carroll or from another institution.
  2. Currently enrolled Carroll University undergraduate students seeking a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science who might follow the 3+2 completion plan.

Domestic Applicant Admission Process and Materials:

International Applicant Admission Process and Materials:

  • All above items for domestic applicants plus:
  • An official credit evaluation from WES or ECE if academic work is from outside the US
  • An official TOEFL or IELTS or MELAB score is required if the applicant's native language is not English. This exam must be sent directly from the testing agency using Carroll University institution code #1101.
    • The minimum required TOEFL score is: 79 (Internet-based test) or 213 (computer-based test) or 550 (paper-based test).
    • The minimum required IELTS score is: 6.
    • The minimum MELAB score is: 85.
  • Completed Statement of Financial Support and Bank Statement
  • See cost sheet for the approximate cost of the program. This may change based upon date of enrollment.

M.S. in Exercise Physiology Prerequisites:

  • Baccalaureate degree or current Carroll student majoring in exercise science and considering 3+2 completion plan
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher is recommended
  • *Pre-professional minimum GPA of 3.0 with grades of C or better is recommended
  • *Successful completion of all prerequisite course work (see below)
  • Proof of current CPR certification for the professional rescuer (required prior to commencing the program)

M.S. in Exercise Physiology
Prerequisite Course Work:

  • 1 college-level anatomy course with lab*
  • 1 college level physiology course with lab*
  • 1 college-level exercise physiology course*
  • 1 college-level exercise testing and prescription course*
  • 1 college-level statistics course
  • 1 college-level psychology course

*These prerequisite courses must be completed in less than seven years from the time of application and compose the pre-professional GPA.

Applications and credentials for admission must be submitted for processing to:
Carroll University
Office of Admission
100 N. East Avenue
Waukesha, WI 53186

For more information contact:
Graduate Admission:
Cindy Holahan at or 262.524.7361
Lori Aliota at or 262.524.7226

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