M.S. in Exercise Physiology

The mission of the graduate Exercise Physiology Program at Florida State University is to conduct research, train students to generate and apply knowledge, and to provide public service in the areas of exercise and human performance. Today’s interest in healthy lifestyles is translating into a remarkable range of career opportunities related to diet, fitness, and health. Florida State University’s leading-edge programs in Exercise Physiology are preparing students to pursue a wide variety of health-related careers through a series of rigorous courses in each program that provides a firm foundation plus essential scientific and technical knowledge and practical skills. Targeted coursework allows students to learn the professional, technical, and interpersonal aspects of their career.

Application Process

For requirements on applying to the program, curriculum and more information, please visit the Admission Information page for the M.S. program in Exercise Physiology.


(Note: Starting Fall 2017, students have the option to take the undergraduate Exercise Physiology leveling course the first semester of their graduate program.) Satisfactory grades must be earned in all prerequisite courses; minimums greater than a C are listed by the course. The required prerequisite undergraduate courses for the Master's in Exercise Physiology program are:

  • Science of Nutrition (B minus or better)
  • Chemistry I + Lab
  • Anatomy & Physiology I + Lab (C+ or better)
  • Exercise Physiology