Master of Science in Human Performance – Clinical Shape Lives, Transform Futures


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Online* with required intensives

Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total

Are you passionate about helping others pursue healthier and more holistic lifestyles? Every day, someone suffers from a chronic health condition or struggles to live a healthy lifestyle. With Liberty University’s online Master of Science in Human Performance – Clinical degree, you can gain the knowledge and skills needed to make a positive impact on people with health issues and concerns.

In our clinical human performance degree, you can prepare to create a foundation for healthy change in the lives of individuals of all ages by studying common aspects of physiology, exercise science, biomechanics, nutrition, chronic conditions, health disorders, and testing methods. You can be prepared to test and address individuals of all health backgrounds and give them the information they need to make needed changes in their personal human performance and daily habits.

Gaining a firsthand look at the latest research methods in the field and staying up to date with best practices in human performance and exercise science is an integral part of our human performance degree. By participating in 2 hands-on labs through on-campus intensives, you can gain practical experience in the field and apply the knowledge you have gained in the classroom.

If you have a desire to help individuals get back to living healthy or achieve victory over disorders and chronic conditions in a clinical healthcare environment, this online master’s degree in human performance is for you.

*Some exclusions apply. Please refer to our exclusions page for more information.

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What Sets Us Apart?

  • Private Nonprofit University
  • 600+ Online Degrees
  • No Standardized Testing for Admission
  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Our accreditation, coupled with practical labs and quality academics, can provide you with a respected online exercise science-related degree. Whether you are just starting out or considering a career change, our clinical master’s in human performance can prepare you for a variety of different careers.

With this degree, you can help the next generation of individuals become aware of their lifestyle and performance habits to live healthier, longer, and more fulfilling lives. Our clinical exercise physiology master’s program is taught by talented faculty who teach with a biblical worldview, so you can be confident you are receiving a world-class education.

In our online Master of Science in Human Performance, you can strengthen your understanding of what exercise physiology means in a practical human performance context. Once you learn how the scientific study of physical exercise works, you can learn how to assess individuals and help them apply principles to personal healing and well-being while unlocking the potential for the human body to perform at higher levels.

Our online graduate human performance degree seeks to provide you with the tools you need to see what works for a wide range of individuals with different medical histories and lifestyles. With Liberty’s human performance degree, you can learn how to provide each individual with more awareness of their unique condition so they can improve their daily habits and physical outlook.

Through our online master’s program in human performance, you can explore how exercise and healthy living have a profound impact on overall health, nutritional awareness, biomechanics, pain management, and stronger day-to-day resilience with disorders. In addition, your lab work on our beautiful campus in Lynchburg, Va., allows you to experience firsthand what you are studying so you can go into greater depth with physiology and biomechanics.

You then have a choice between an internship to gain greater experience in the field or writing about a topic you would love to study in our thesis track. Whichever option you choose, you can focus on what’s important to you.

The goal of our master of science in clinical exercise physiology and performance degree is to equip you to make great advances for individual people and their lifestyles by understanding and applying practical exercise science principles. From unhealthy lifestyles to chronic health conditions, you can learn how to achieve positive assessment-based results in the lives of real people.

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Graduate Full Time $565/Credit
Graduate Part Time $615/Credit
Military Graduate $275/Credit

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Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe.

Who May Qualify?

  • Active Duty
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/Retirees
  • Spouses of Service Members and Veterans/Retirees
  • Current Department of Defense Employees

Available Benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $275 per credit hour for graduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who service in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 per course)*
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)

*Not applicable to certificates.