Frequently Asked Questions

The program consists of 30 credits, with a total tuition cost of $36,990. Please visit the tuition and financial aid page for information about program costs.
Yes. Full-time students can complete the program in 1.5 to 2 years. Part-time students will take longer, but they must complete the program within 5 years.
Yes, students are able to work full-time since there is a part-time option for the program and coursework is mostly asynchronous. Please note that the program does require a 4-day, on-campus component.
Yes. Once a student is accepted in the program, they will work with a designated faculty advisor who will help them to choose one of the following concentrations: Applied/Clinical Exercise Physiology or Physical Activity & Public Health. Visit our curriculum page to learn more.
Federal financial aid and institutional scholarships may be available to qualified students. Visit our tuition and financial aid page to learn more.
Yes, prerequisite courses are offered online through the College of Professional Studies (CPS) and the College of Health Sciences. If you have any questions, please contact an admissions counselor by emailing MasterExerciseScience@northeastern.edu or calling +1 877.379.5339.
Our program offers small class sizes of about 10 to 15 students.
Students who graduate from our program are well-prepared to pass the ACSM and NSCA exams. We encourage our graduates to apply for certifications through these organizations.
The online master’s in exercise science prepares students to excel in a variety of positions in the healthcare, government, research, nonprofit and private sectors, including exercise physiologist, kinesiologist, personal trainer, cardiac rehabilitation specialist and wellness coordinator. Visit our careers page to learn more.

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