Exercise and Health Sciences M.S.

Become an Expert in the Exercise and Health Sciences Industry

Get ready to train the top athletes or contribute to the growing body of knowledge on sport science with University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Exercise and Health Sciences Master of Science program. Already recognized by the National Strength and Conditioning Association for the content and practicality of its sports science specialization, the program now offers a specialization in public health. At a university with a strong reputation in applied sport and rehabilitation research, you’ll be learning from highly trained professors committed to your success. During your time as a student, you’ll  gain valuable knowledge and skills in state-of-the-art human performance laboratories in UH-Clear Lake’s newly constructed Recreation and Wellness Building. 

Specialize for a Rewarding Career

UHCL’s Exercise and Health Science program will help you advance your career in a variety of growing and stable industries. Our previous graduates have attained positions as sport scientists, strength and conditioning professionals, coaches or exercise fitness specialists at the highest levels achievable in the industry, including with the NBA, NFL, MLB, NCAA and NASA. Many graduates  have taken advantage of their laboratory skills and practical training to work in research settings or to complete PhD’s in a variety of biomedical sciences. 

Additionally, the program’s public health specialization offers formal training in disease prevention, epidemiology, and health systems and policy. With an Exercise and Health Sciences Master of Science degree, you’ll gain the skills you need to become the kind of expert that employers are seeking to lead the ever-changing health care industry.


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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. 


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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
  • Fall 2018

    New Degree Seeking - August 1
    Priority* - August 13
    Final and Session Start* - August 27

  • Spring 2019

    New Degree Seeking - December 1
    Priority* - January 14
    Final and Session Start* - January 22

  • Summer 2019
    New Degree Seeking - May 1
    Priority* - May 28
    Final, Summer I* - June 10
    Final, Summer II* - July 15
  • Fall 2019
    New Degree Seeking - August 1
    Priority* - August 12
    Final and Session Start* - August 26

*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.


Locations

  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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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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