Strengthen Your Community
Support good health and quality of life with a Master of Science in Exercise and Health Sciences. University of Houston-Clear Lake's practical opportunities through the College of Human Sciences and Humanities are unparalleled with extensive access to our state-of-the-art Human Performance Laboratory, where you'll assist faculty with their research and conduct your own. Throughout the Exercise and Health Sciences program, you'll spend your time focusing on studies that fit your interests and goals through one of our two concentrations: sport science and public health.
Specialize for a Rewarding Career
The Master of Science in Exercise and Health Sciences offers two concentrations: Sport Science or Public Health.
The Sport Science concentration prepares you for a career as a sport scientist, a strength and conditioning professional, sports coach or exercise fitness specialist, where your primary duty is initiating, directing and evaluating exercise and testing programs.
The Public Health concentration provides you with a broad background in public health
and prevention, epidemiology, biostatistics and exercise for individuals and communities
with disabilities. The concentration is ideal if you are seeking employment in health-related
fields or if you are a practicing health and medical professional who wants to further
your education at the graduate level.
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Deadlines for Applying
- Graduate Deadlines
New Degree Seeking - December 1
Priority* - January 4
Final* and Session Start - January 16
New Degree Seeking - May 1 (Some programs may not apply)
New Degree Seeking - August 1
Priority* - August 13
Final* and Session Start - August 27
*Former/Non-degree seeking/Certificate Graduate Students applicants who apply after the priority deadline can expect to go through late registration. $50 late registration fee will be assessed.
- International Deadlines
Priority – March 1
Final – June 1
Priority – August 1
Final – November 1
Priority – February 1
Final – April 1
Students interested in qualifying for scholarships &/or applying for visas outside the U.S. should apply and submit the application documents/test scores by the priority deadline
Freshman will not be accepted for Summer semester
Accreditations and Distinctions
The National Strength and Conditioning Association officially recognizes University of Houston-Clear Lake's Exercise and Health Sciences Program.