Chicago IL Exercise Science Career Concentration – Online Masters Announced

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A new online exercise physiology concentration has been added to Concordia University Chicago’s Master of Science in Applied Exercise Science. (+1-708-888-2031)

Concordia University Chicago has announced the launch of a new exercise physiology concentration within its master’s degree in Applied Exercise Science. The launch offers students wishing to pursue a career in exercise physiology vocational skills and expert education that lead to certification eligibility with the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).

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The newly launched concentration within the Master’s program will begin in August 2021 and joins its sister concentrations of Human Movement Science, Sports Performance Training, Sports Nutrition, and Strength and Conditioning.

Exercise physiologists design and implement rehabilitation programs for injured or ill patients. According to, around half of all working exercise physiologists in the U.S are self-employed with the other half mostly working for hospitals and healthcare providers. Employment prospects are predicted to rise in the coming years as hospitals focus resources on preventative care and exercise-based recovery.

Concordia University Chicago’s Master of Science in Applied Exercise Science offers students an economical way to gain the qualifications they need for professional practice. The College Affordability Guide named Concordia as the second most affordable exercise science master’s program across the whole of the U.S.

Graduates of the university have gone onto successful careers in fields such as coaching, training, education, and professional and collegiate sport.

The course can be accessed entirely online through the Concordia learning portal. In addition to their updated applied exercise science master’s, the university also offers a range of bachelor’s degrees including kinesiology, sports management, and healthcare management, as well as a doctoral program in health and human performance.

Concordia University Chicago is part of Concordia’s nationwide network of colleges and universities. Over 6,000 students are currently enrolled in full-time study at Concordia-Chicago. The university began life as Addison Lutheran Teachers’ Seminary back in 1864.

A satisfied student says, “The online format allows me to continue expanding my business and professional goals while still pursuing a master’s degree.”

With the addition of the exercise physiology concentration within their Master of Science program, Concordia University Chicago affirms its reputation as a provider of leading education and affordable training for careers in the health and fitness industry.

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