Prepare for a career providing exercise programs to people with chronic disease and disabilities while earning your master's in kinesiology through our clinical exercise physiology emphasis.
Through coursework, practicums, and internships, you'll learn the knowledge, skills, and experience you need to earn certification as a Clinical Exercise Specialist by the American College of Sports Medicine—a requirement of completing the program.
Almost all in-state students begin their studies at UGA paying limited tuition or fees. Please note that these amounts are subject to change and are meant to give prospective students an idea of the costs associated with a degree at the University of Georgia College of Education.
Students may qualify for a variety of assistantships, scholarships, and other financial awards to help offset the cost of tuition, housing, and other expenses.
Most graduate students at UGA are not assigned to a faculty advisor until after admittance. A close working relationship with your advisor is paramount to progressing through your program of study.
Take classes in the Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities, the nation's largest on-campus facility for recreation and fitness.
Our Center for Physical Activity and Health, which offers supervised exercise opportunities for university faculty and staff and the Athens community, provides additional opportunities to apply what you are learning, including interdisciplinary translational research, education, and outreach.
A professional seminar gives you the chance to discuss professional opportunities and certifications, with a focus on practitioners.
See for yourself how much UGA College of Education has to offer! Schedule a tour of campus to learn more about the UGA student experience.
The Graduate School handles admission for all graduate programs at the University of Georgia, including those in the College of Education. The Graduate School website contains important details about the application process, orientation, and many other useful links to guide you through the process of attending UGA at the graduate level.
You should hold a bachelor's degree in kinesiology, exercise science, physical education, or health-related area. You are also expected to have taken undergraduate foundation classes in:
Admission to the program is competitive and considers a number of factors. Most admitted applicants have at least:
GRE verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, and analytical writing scores above the 30th percentile
International students should score at least 80 on the Internet Based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) exam, with at least 20 on the speaking and writing sections.
Completed application due: