College: Bouve College of Health Sciences
Degree(s) Offered: MS
Study Options: Part Time,
Northeastern University offered one of the first master's programs in Clinical Exercise Physiology in New England. This concentration gives students the opportunity to develop advanced knowledge and competencies in Clinical Exercise Physiology. As a practitioner in clinical exercise physiology, you will provide preventative and rehabilitative exercise to healthy people and people with various cardiopulmonary, metabolic, musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, and immunological chronic diseases such as asthma, heart disease, emphysema, diabetes, obesity, osteoporosis, Parkinson's, and multiple sclerosis.
The Clinical Exercise Physiologist performs exercise assessments, and prescribes exercise and physical activity, primarily in hospitals, clinics, or other health-care provider settings. The Clinical Exercise Physiologist assists individuals in developing self-management skills to promote and maintain good health.
The two-year American College of Sports Medicine endorsed curriculum includes coursework in exercise and health sciences, practice-based laboratory work in our state of the art laboratory, and clinical practice in Boston's finest hospitals and health-care facilities. A clinical internship and thesis options are offered. Students interested in a clinical career are encouraged to take the clinical internship option and those interested in a research career or further study at the doctorate level are encouraged to take the thesis option. Full and part-time study is available. Graduate Teaching and Research Assistantships and scholarships are offered for qualified candidates.
Bouve Graduate Admissions
123 Behrakis Health Science Center
360 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115