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Gather the necessary materials prior to beginning the application process.
To apply for graduate study, you will need the following:
A completed Concordia University Chicago admission application.
A completed objective statement that provides information on your future educational goals.
Official, sealed transcripts from the institutions where your degrees were earned, showing all college and university coursework, with certified English translations of all transcripts originally prepared in any other language.
Any foreign transcripts must be evaluated by a Concordia-approved international credentialing service. Concordia-Chicago accepts evaluations from WES (World Education Services) and ECE (Educational Credential Evaluators).
A certified document pledging financial support for the first year of study, verifying the same or equally dependable source for the following years of study.
Two letters of recommendation from individuals able to comment on your academic proficiency, your personal character, your competence and the effectiveness of your professional work.
At least 12 prerequisite credit hours at the undergraduate level in a discipline appropriate to the program of application.
A professional resume.
Proof of English proficiency, via one of the following:
A score of at least 72 (internet-based) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) — Concordia-Chicago’s DI code is 1140
A score of 6.0 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
A score of 6.0 on the Password Skills Test
Successful completion of Level 112 at an ELS Language School (ELS) or a certificate of completion of program from an English Language Institute (ELI), along with a recommendation of the program director
A conferred bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or an equivalent non-U.S. degree.
To be considered for Full Admission at Concordia University, candidates in the MS Applied Exercise Science program will present a cumulative grade point average above 2.85 or will have earned a master’s degree with a 3.0 GPA or higher.
To be considered for Provisional Admission to the program, candidates will present credentials that generally satisfy full admission requirements, but need to satisfy additional admission requirements such as special program prerequisites.
Our exercise science degree programs are 100% online, allowing students to achieve real-life success in their chosen profession, while advancing their careers.
Graduates go on to serve in a variety of capacities in fitness, wellness, sports management and leadership careers. Our students emerge with:
Increased earning potential
Increased job satisfaction
Explore the following career opportunities. Talk with your student advisor for additional information on which degree program is right for you. Many of our students pursue careers in exercise science fields such as these areas:
Athletic Performance Coach
Strength & Conditioning Coach
Sports Performance Specialist
Speed & Strength Coach
Medical insurance: 1,999 $ USD per year