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Master of Science in Exercise Science and Health Promotion: Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention Curriculum

This innovative track is designed for the health/fitness professional, personal trainer, educator, military professional, coach and others who want to learn about performance and fitness training program design for athletes and other physically active people. Research and current issues in sport performance training and injury prevention will be a focus of the courses. Students enrolled in this track are prepared to take the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES) certification.

The exercise science and health promotion online program can be completed in 12 consecutive months attending full-time or 17 consecutive months attending part-time.

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Part-Time Course Sequence:

Below is a recommended framework of courses for completing the degree.

Get a description of each of Cal U's performance enhancement courses from our Course Catalog here.

Core Courses24 Credits

PRF 700Orientation to Exercise Science and Wellness3
PRF 701Advanced Topics in SAQ and Endurance Training3
PRF 705Industrial, Clinical and Corporate Wellness3
PRF 715Business and Entrepreneurship in the Fitness Industry3
PRF 720Essentials of Human Movement Science3
PRF 760Leadership and Professional Development3
PRF 765Nutrition for Peak Performance3
PRF 770Exercise Physiology: Assessment and Exercise Prescription3

Master of Science in Exercise Science and Health Promotion: Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention Track12 Credits

PRF 810Research in Performance Enhancement3
PRF 710Performance Enhancement in Physical Activity3
PRF 750Performance Enhancement Program Design3
PRF 780Current Topics in Performance Enhancement3

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