Master of Science in Human Performance Online Degree Program

Master of Science in Exercise Science Online Degree Program

Admission Requirements  |  Program Format  |  Degree Requirements  |  Potential Careers  |  Cognates 

Strengthen Your Future with Our Master’s in Human Performance 

Liberty’s Master of Science in Human Performance is a great option for students who are passionate about health and wellness. If you are interested in a career opportunity in the field of health, wellness, or human performance, then our Exercise Science degree is an excellent fit for you. Our Exercise Science online program will give you the opportunity to further your knowledge in the core areas of exercise physiology, biomechanics, sports nutrition, statistics, and research methods, while specializing in one of four cognates: human performance, nutrition, clinical, or community physical activity.

Why Choose our Online Masters in Human Performance?

Our M.S. in Human Performance degree is offered online with two required intensives. These weeklong intensive courses will give you the opportunity to visit our beautiful campus in Lynchburg, VA. During your on-campus intensives, you will gain valuable hands-on experience from professors who are passionate about helping you excel in the field of exercise science and have years of training. With your knowledge and their experience, a Master’s in Human Performance will help you thrive in your future career.

Personalize Your Online Human Performance Degree

Liberty’s Master's in Human Performance online degree program allows you to personalize your degree with one of the below-listed areas of study. You can pursue your passion for fitness, nutrition, strength training, and many other specialties that the field of Exercise Science touches, through our online program.

Benefits of Choosing Liberty University’s Human Performance Degree

  • By earning your Exercise Science Degree from a nonprofit university whose online programs ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in your field.

  • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs has not increased in three straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a non-profit university. 

  • Ability to complete the Human Performance Degree in as little as two years.

Military Benefits

Are you a service member, veteran, military spouse, or Department of Defense employee? We are proud to support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts - $275 for graduate (per credit hour)

    • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as an Emergency Responder (less than $625 per course).

Online Human Performance Degree Program Format

  • Online with Required Intensives

  • 35 credit hours

  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and available.

  • Eight-week courses, eight different start dates each year and no set login times.

Degree Information and Requirements

Potential Career Opportunities with a Master’s in Human Performance

  • Human Performance Specialist

  • Nutrition and Exercise Specialist

  • Strength and Conditioning Coach

  • Corporate, University, Commercial, and Resort Fitness Trainer


Explore information about each of the Master of Science in Human Performance cognates below.