Exercise and Sport Science at UWS

Are you passionate about fitness, wellness and health promotion? Do you want to make it your career or perhaps you are already in the field and want to learn valuable skills to advance?

The 100 percent online University of Western States Exercise and Sport Science graduate program is geared toward working professionals and provides schedule flexibility in areas that interest you the most. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

UWS is a regionally-accredited, non-profit institution dedicated to improving the health of society through its educational programs, research and clinical services.

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MASTER OF SCIENCE IN EXERCISE AND SPORT SCIENCE
The University of Western States Exercise and Sport Science (ESS) accredited master’s degree prepares graduates to provide expert education, guidance and services as leaders in sport, exercise and wellness disciplines. Taught by world-class faculty with extensive health and fitness experience, our evidence-informed curriculum is comprehensive and prepares students with first-hand knowledge needed to succeed in this diverse field. Every student begins their ESS studies with a series of core courses. After students finish these shared core classes they then choose electives based on their desired career path.

Health and Wellness Promotion Concentration


This concentration is optimal for anyone interested in health and wellness management, whether you are a wellness center manager, life coach or human resources professional creating a wellness campaign for your organization ­ the opportunities are endless.

Nutrition Concentration


This concentration is optimal for anyone interested in health and fitness from a more holistic perspective. It focuses on the importance of physical activity and exercise as well as dietary intake in our overall quest for better health and fitness. If you are currently a health and fitness professional or want to become one with a more holistic approach, this concentration is for you.

WHY CHOOSE UWS
• UWS was established in 1904 and has a long history of educational excellence
• Access to the university’s library and resources
• Financial aid is available to those who qualify
• Engaging online learning experience featuring distinguished and dedicated instructors and an expert support network to reinforce applied and academic skills

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