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What You Learn

You gain knowledge and skills to help people become healthier through exercise science. If you're already working in the field, Kean’s master's program helps you advance to higher-level positions such as coordinators, directors and head athletic trainers.

  • Gain knowledge, skills and confidence to excel in all settings, from health clubs to hospitals

  • Understand how nutrition impacts fitness, health and athletic performance

  • Determine appropriate exercise prescriptions, including for cardiac, pulmonary and cancer patients

  • Manage health and wellness programs

  • Train amateur and professional athletes

  • Design and perform research studies

You can also earn your degree at Kean Ocean in Toms River.

Admission Requirements

Required Courses

Master of Science in Exercise Science

The program currently offers a concentration in exercise physiology.

Application Deadline
Fall: June 30
Spring: December 1

Program Coordinator:
Walter Andzel, Ed.D.
D'Angola 172
(908) 737-5462

The Classroom and Beyond

At Kean, we believe learning extends far beyond the walls of our classrooms and labs. That's why we encourage you to get involved in clubs and organizations, and pursue internships that will advance your career. Find out more.

After Kean

Graduates of Kean's exercise science program find positions as:

  • Corporate health promotion specialists

  • Strength coaches — high school, university and professional level

  • Clinical exercise physiologist specialists -- at hospitals and rehabilitation centers

  • Sports performance coaches at sports medicine centers

  • Personal trainers at health clubs

  • Lecturers or assistant professors of exercise science, at the community college and/or university level



Employment of exercise physiologists is projected to grow 13 percent by 2026, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.


Average salary with an M.S. degree in exercise science

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