Master Of Science In Exercise Science Online, Liberty University Online Exercise Science Degree
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% online, 8-week courses
Transfer Credits
Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total
Next Start Date
Feb 10, 2020
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Impact the World of Sports, Fitness, and Wellness with a Master’s Degree in Exercise Science and Wellness!

Liberty University’s Master of Science in Exercise Science and Wellness will equip you with the knowledge, tools, and skills you’ll need to address health, wellness, and human performance in a variety of individuals. You will increase your knowledge of physiology, biomechanics, and sports nutrition to start or advance in this field.

The program is meant to shape professionals who will impact the world of sports, fitness, and wellness. Plus, you can complete this degree without taking residential courses on our campus, allowing you to continue to devote time to your work, family, church, and community.

Why Choose Liberty’s Master’s Degree in Exercise Science and Wellness?

The mission of Liberty University is to Train Champions for Christ, so in everything we do, we are striving for excellence. You’ll be learning from professors who not only have years of experience and advanced training in the field but are also passionate about helping you succeed in your career goals and educating from a Christian perspective. You’ll be prepared to work in a variety of positions in the exercise science and wellness field and understand how to actively integrate your faith into your profession.

Additionally, you’ll have flexibility with your master’s degree because the M.S. in Exercise Science and Wellness is 100% online. Continue spending time with your family, working in your current profession, and dedicating service to your church and community as you complete your master’s courses at your own pace.

What Will You Learn in Your Exercise Science and Wellness Program?

At Liberty, our goal is to provide you with all the tools you’ll need to succeed in your chosen career. To be fully prepared to enter into or advance in the field of exercise science and wellness, your core classes will cover topics on physiology, fitness assessment and programming, nutrition, and statistical analysis and research methods in exercise science. 

With this program, you will choose between two specializations; fitness and performance or nutrition and wellness. Depending on which degree you pursue, you will study topics like strength development, conditioning and recovery, biomechanical analysis, public health and physical activity, nutrition and chronic disease, and nutrition-related conditions like diabetes, obesity, and eating disorders. In addition, your program will give you the opportunity to choose an elective course to further personalize your degree to your specific professional goals.

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Military Benefits

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey.

As a thank-you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts – $275 per credit hour for graduate courses

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

  • Eight-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times

Admission Requirements for the M.S. in Exercise Science and Wellness

A regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 or above GPA is required for admission in good standing. Please visit our admission requirements page for more detailed admissions related information. 

All applicants must submit the following:

  • Admission application
  • Application fee*
  • Official college transcripts
  • Unofficial college transcripts may be accepted with a completed official transcript request form**
  • Proof of English proficiency

*There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during financial check-in. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.

**An official transcript is needed within 60 days of acceptance or before non-attendance drops for the first set of matriculated classes, whichever comes first.

Master’s of Exercise Science and Wellness Program Highlights

  • By earning your Master of Science in Exercise Science and Wellness degree from a nonprofit university whose online programs ranked in the top 1% 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 our master’s in exercise science and wellness degree online has not increased in 4 straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university. 

  • You can complete our Master of Science in Exercise Science and Wellness in under 2 years.