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Sport Sciences grad students conducting research at the Wimbledon Library in London

Health, Exercise, and Sport Sciences grad students conducting research at the Wimbledon Library in London.

The graduate program in Health, Exercise, and Sport Sciences provides for scholarly study in the areas of exercise science, sport management, and sport pedagogy. The curriculum focuses on how physical activity and sport contribute to quality of life. These issues are considered from several disciplinary perspectives, including:

  • Biology
  • Education
  • Management
  • Physiology
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

This multi-disciplinary approach enables graduates to conceptualize and analyze human movement holistically.

Flexible Curriculum


A major strength of the Health, Exercise, and Sport Sciences graduate program lies in its flexibility. Academic programs are individually designed to meet the objectives and needs of students within a variety of emphasis areas.

A typical program includes a core content of classes in health, exercise, and sport sciences. Students also supplement their programs with courses in biology, business, chemistry, education, pharmacy or psychology, according to academic and professional goals.

Research and Experiential Learning


Graduate students are also given opportunities for experiential learning and collaborative research.

Career Success


Graduates of Pacific's Health, Exercise, and Sport Sciences Master's program have obtained employment at local, regional and national organizations and have obtained admission to top doctoral programs across the country.

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