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Graduate Into a High-Demand Career
When you graduate from Carroll’s Master of Science in Sport Physiology program, you’ll be career-ready for a variety of positions, including:
- Strength and conditioning coach/coordinator
- Performance coach
- Sport scientist
- Tactical facilitator
- Adjunct faculty/instructor
Your advanced degree will prepare you for opportunities in multiple job settings, including:
- Sports performance training centers
- Tactical performance
- Military research and development
- High school, collegiate and professional athletic programs
Our hands-on curriculum prepares you for a variety of careers in sports performance in a range of job settings. You'll complete a minimum of 320 hours during an internship, giving you valuable, real-world experience.
About the Program
Exercise physiology is the scientific study of the physiological mechanisms underlying human movement. Our M.S. in Sport Physiology and Performance Coaching program prepares you to be a qualified strength and conditioning professional at the master's level to work in high school, college/university or professional settings. The program focuses on developing the knowledge, skills and abilities for the comprehensive design and delivery of programs and services to include performance assessment, human performance development and athletic performance.
During your coursework in the program, you'll have access to brand new, state-of-the-art laboratories in Doug and Nancy Hastad Hall and Ganfield Gymnasium. The accelerated, 15-month curriculum includes exclusive learning opportunities with the chance to collaborate on strength and conditioning research with highly regarded faculty members. In the last semester of the program, your studies will culminate in a full-time internship in a college, high school or performance center setting. Faculty collaborate with you, one-on-one, to identify and develop an internship that fits your professional goals.
Carroll University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.