Master of Science in Exercise Science and Health Promotion: Admissions
Applicants to the Master of Science in exercise science and health promotion online program must be a fitness, health, exercise science or wellness professional, health educator, coach, or military personnel. Or you must be certified, licensed or registered in one of the following: athletic training, physical therapy, occupational therapy, nutrition, physician assistant, nursing, chiropractic or other similar health care profession.
Students in the Master of Science in exercise science and health promotion program will also be required to have a minimum overall undergraduate 2.5 GPA based on a 4.0 scale. All students who do not have a minimum 3.0 undergraduate GPA, will be admitted provisionally based on maintaining a 3.0 GPA in their first semester. Candidates with a GPA below the required minimum 2.5 GPA will be considered if they submit two professional letters of recommendation and a current resume indicating at least five years experience in the field as well as listing three references.
To apply, submit the following to:
School of Graduate Studies and Research, Box 91
Attn: MS Exercise Science & Health Promotion
California University of Pennsylvania
250 University Ave.
California, PA 15419
- Online Application plus $25 nonrefundable application fee
- Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended, even if a degree was not earned from a particular institution
Note: Applicants maybe contacted for a phone or e-mail interview with the program coordinator to determine success in a web-based learning environment.
If you already have your master's degree, you can learn how to apply for our post-master's certificate program here.