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Online Master’s in Exercise and Sport Science Launched in NYC

The new online Master of Science in Exercise and Sport Science program at St. Francis College in Brooklyn, NY, is ideally suited to enhance and broaden knowledge and skills for students of exercise and sport science-related specialties and professions.

The program prepares students to take a holistic approach to improve sport and exercise performance and to use physical activity to prevent and treat chronic disease. Graduates of the program will be well prepared for career advancement in many settings, including but not limited to medical fitness facilities and athletic, commercial, corporate, and clinical settings.

More information can be found by visiting

People who are interested in expanding their sports and exercise knowledge can choose among four separate concentrations: high-performance coaching, strength and conditioning, sports psychology, and generalist, which is a flex option.

Throughout their course of study, students will learn about the factors that affect optimal performance. The curriculum will help them to understand the biomechanical, physiological, and psychological elements of fitness. Lecturers will also prepare students to work with athletes and deliver strength and conditioning expertise.

In the sports psychology concentration, students will understand the mental factors that affect exercise adherence, while the generalist concentration allows them the flexibility to design their own degree around their strongest interests.

The program includes lectures by industry experts, coursework, practical applications, and a capstone experience. More information can be found by visiting

To be admitted, prospective students must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a GPA of 2.5 or above. They should also have completed an undergraduate biology program. The course is delivered wholly online. The next round of classes starts on January 24, 2022.

About St. Francis College Brooklyn

For 160 years, St. Francis has provided an affordable, quality education to students of all racial, ethnic, and religious backgrounds. Ninety-seven percent of St. Francis students receive some form of financial aid, including federal and state grants, federal loans and newly increased amounts of institutional scholarships, making St. Francis one of the most affordable private colleges in New York City. Merit and need-based scholarships are available for qualified students.

For more information on St. Francis College and the launch of its Master of Science in Exercise and Sport Science program, visit and the URLs above.

St. Francis College
St. Francis College
180 Remsen Street

United States

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