Exercise and Health Sciences M.S.

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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Admission Requirements

University of Houston-Clear Lake's College of Human Science and Humanities wants to help you reach your educational goals. Discover the admissions requirements that will let you become the next UHCL Hawk.

Degree Requirements

This degree has a specific set of courses you’ll need to complete before you can graduate from University of Houston-Clear Lake. Learn more about the classes that will help you complete the requirements of this degree. 

Degree Plan

Cost Information

Investigate the direction of your future with this look into the prospective costs of a degree from UHCL.

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Deadlines for Applying

  • Graduate Deadlines
  • Summer 2018

    New Degree Seeking - May 1 (Some programs may not apply)

  • Fall 2018

    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
  • Fall

    Priority – March 1
    Final  – June 1

  • Spring

    Priority – August 1
    Final – November 1

  • Summer

    Priority – February 1
    Final – April 20

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

International freshmen applicants will not be accepted for Summer semester.


  University of Houston-Clear Lake

University of Houston-Clear Lake

2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058
Phone: 281-283-7600

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Accreditations and Distinctions

The National Strength and Conditioning Association officially recognizes University of Houston-Clear Lake's Exercise and Health Sciences Program.

Exercise and Health Sciences M.S. Faculty

William E. Amonette
William E. Amonette

William E. Amonette

Associate Professor in Exercise and Health Sciences,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3381
Email: amonette@uhcl.edu
Office: SSCB 2109.09

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Terry Dupler
Terry Dupler

Terry Dupler

Department Chair of Clinical, Health and Applied Sciences and Associate Professor of Fitness and Human Performance ,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3389
Email: dupler@uhcl.edu
Office: SSB 2109

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Kirk English

Kirk English

Assistant Professor of Exercise and Health Sciences,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3313
Email: english@uhcl.edu
Office: Delta Office Annex 11

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Isabelle Kusters
Isabelle Kusters

Isabelle Kusters

Assistant Professor, Exercise and Health Sciences,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3378
Email: kusters@uhcl.edu
Office: Delta Office Annex #13

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