Admission Requirements

Applicants must possess a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Applicants must have achieved a 2.8 quality point average (GPA) on a four-point scale for the baccalaureate degree. Applicants with less than a 2.8 GPA may be considered for a conditional acceptance pending the completion of 6 semester hours of graduate study with a 3.00 GPA or better.

  • Online application
  • An official transcript from each college, university, or professional school attended.
  • A personal statement about how you will benefit from and contribute to the program; specifically outlining any applicable professional experience.
  • Current résumé.
  • Two recommendation forms.

GRE’s are not required; however, applicants may elect to submit official GRE scores for consideration.

An unofficial transcript review can be requested, prior to application, to assess your readiness to apply to a master of exercise science program. Please contact the program director for further information.

Course Pre-Requisites

Elementary Statistics
Exercise Physiology
Physics and/or Biomechanics
Fitness Testing & Exercise Prescription or Equivalent
CSCS or equivalent certification
* If missing one or more required pre-requisites, please contact the program director for further information.

Qualified applicants, based on a review of the above admission standards, may be invited for a personal interview; a final admission decision will be made after the interview.

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Accelerated Alumni Admission Program

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Alumni, community members, and friends of LVC are eligible for the $1,000 Valley Forward scholarship if they qualify for admission to LVC's MBA, master of clinical mental health counseling, master of music education, or master of STEM education programs. Additional merit scholarships for graduate studies are available.