This course based degree is designed for students who wish to gain advanced theoretical and practical skills in exercise physiology to prepare them for careers in chronic disease management, health and wellness programs, occupational evaluation, and high performance sport.
The program involves extensive hands-on learning components, as well as integrative practicum placements.
Students who successfully complete this degree are able to take the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology’s certified exercise physiologist (CSEP-CEP) exam.
Applied Exercise Physiology
Outcomes and next steps
Exercise Physiologist, Coach, Kinesiologist, Teacher, Personal Trainer, Strength and Conditioning Trainer/Coach, Exercise Specialist, Access to a variety of healthcare programs (eg. Medicine, Nursing, Social Work, Physiotherapy, Athletic Therapy).
A course-based master’s degree in kinesiology is usually considered a final degree.
Topics include nutrition for performance, exercise physiology, muscle mechanics, sport psychology, training strategies and more.
Students will perform a final oral presentation in conjunction with the Seminar in Applied Exercise Physiology (III).
Admission requirements and information
Requirements for the Kinesiology Program
A minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 point system, over the past two years of full-time study (a minimum of 10 full-course equivalents or 60 units) of the undergraduate degree.
A four-year baccalaureate degree with a minimum grade of "B" or 3.00 in each of the following undergraduate prerequisite courses (or equivalents):
Exercise and Sport Psychology,
(Optional) A CV with demonstrated ability to be self-motivated and capable of independent study as shown in undergraduate studies, volunteer work and/or work experience in exercise science areas will be considered.
English language proficiency
An applicant whose primary language is not English may fulfill the English language proficiency requirement in one of the following ways:
TOEFL score of at least 86 (Internet-based) with no section less than 20. Our institution code is 0813
IELTS score of 6.5 (Academic version) with no section less than 6.0
All graduate students must pay general fees each year, as well as program fees.
Estimate for full-time students
Canadian and permanent resident
For 20 months of study
For 12 courses
For program completion
General fees and tuition
General fees are annual and per-term fees. Annual fees are paid once per year, while per-term are paid each term (3 terms per year).
Tuition covers standard academic costs. Tuition shown is for full course completion of 12 courses. Domestic students pay $714 per course. International students pay $1,622 per course. Textbooks and other material costs are not included.
What are annual continuing fees?
Continuing fees do not apply to this program.
Funding is not available for this program.
Fees listed here are estimates only, and have been rounded to the nearest dollar. These amounts should not be considered accurate. All amounts are in Canadian Dollars.
Fees are subject to change.
For more details and the most accurate information go to the Academic Calendar
For more general information, see our Fees and Funding Guide
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