2019 Most Affordable Master's in Exercise Science Online

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All 24 of these universities offer online master's in exercise science programs at low tuition rates. University of North Georgia, the most affordable school on the list, offers a Master of Science in Kinesiology with a concentration in Exercise Science for only $4,545 per year. Liberty University, ranked #11, offers six different programs in a variety of concentrations including Fitness and Performance and Strength Training and Conditioning. Tuition for Liberty's programs is $10,170 per year.

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Rank College Annual Tuition
#1 #1 University of North Georgia Annual Tuition $4,545
#2 #2 University of Central Missouri Annual Tuition $5,227
#3 #3 American Public University System Annual Tuition $6,300
#4 #4 Georgia Southern University Annual Tuition $6,444
#5 #5 Southern Arkansas University Annual Tuition $7,706
#6 #6 Concordia University - Saint Paul Annual Tuition $8,075
#7 #7 North Dakota State University - Main Campus Annual Tuition $8,104
#8 #8 University of Southern Mississippi Annual Tuition $8,218
#9 #9 Sam Houston State University Annual Tuition $8,842
#10 #10 University of Louisiana-Monroe Annual Tuition $9,000
#11 #11 Liberty University Annual Tuition $10,170
#12 #12 University of Western States Annual Tuition $10,935
#13 #13 A.T. Still University of Health Sciences Annual Tuition $10,941
#14 #14 Texas A & M University-Commerce Annual Tuition $11,677
#15 #15 Texas Woman's University Annual Tuition $12,771
#16 #16 Tennessee Tech University Annual Tuition $13,170
#17 #17 The University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley Annual Tuition $13,189
#18 #18 The University of Texas at Tyler Annual Tuition $13,374
#19 #19 University of Wyoming Annual Tuition $14,040
#20 #20 Florida Atlantic University Annual Tuition $16,695
#21 #21 University of Northern Colorado Annual Tuition $16,950
#22 #22 California Baptist University Annual Tuition $17,400
#23 #23 University of the Southwest Annual Tuition $19,767
#24 #24 The George Washington University Annual Tuition $29,880
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  • Annual Tuition: $4,545
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 515
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Exercise Physiology; Advanced Exercise Prescription & Program Design; Advanced Kinesiology; Biomechanics; Nutrition in Exercise & Sports
  • Annual Tuition: $5,227
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 4,202
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Sport Marketing; Organizational Leadership in Athletics and Sport; Sport Finance; Sport Law and Risk Management; Sport Public Relations; Trends and Issues in Kinesiology
  • Annual Tuition: $6,300
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC and DEAC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 8,961
  • Example Classes:
    Current Topics in Exercise Science and Human Performance; Current Topics in Health and Wellness Management; Ethical and Leadership Principles of Health and Wellness Management; Health and Wellness Coaching and Behavior Change; Optimal Sports Performance; Program Design for Health and Wellness Management
  • Annual Tuition: $6,444
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 2,668
  • Example Classes:
    Analysis of Teaching Physical Education; Applied Sport Biomechanics; Current Issues in Coaching; Prevention, Recognition and Care of Athletic Injuries; Psychology of Sport and Exercise Performance; Team Dynamics
  • Annual Tuition: $7,706
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 1,484
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Exercise Physiology; Instructional Strategies & Techniques in Coaching; Legal Issues in Kinesiology; Psychology of Athletic Coaching; Scientific Analysis of Sport Skills and Motor Learning; Sport Safety and Injury Prevention

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  • Annual Tuition: $8,075
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 1,842
  • Example Classes:
    Applied Nutrition; Biomechanics; Biomechanics in Exercise Science; Clinical Exercise Assessment; Epidemiological Statistical Analysis; Ethics & Policy Sport & Exercise
  • Annual Tuition: $8,104
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 2,422
  • Example Classes:
    Analysis of Sport Skill Instruction and Acquisition; Governance in Sport; Legal Liability in Health, Physical Education, and Recreation; Physical Education Curriculum; Sport in American Society; Supervision and Management
  • Annual Tuition: $8,218
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 2,773
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Methods of Teaching Physical Education; Analysis of Teaching and Supervision in Physical Education; Foundations and Trends in Human Performance and Recreation; Legal Aspects of Sport; Program Design in Physical Education; Sport Skill Analysis
  • Annual Tuition: $8,842
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 2,575
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Biomechanics; Advanced Physiology of Exercise; Aerobic and Anaerobic Training; Exercise for Critical Populations; Motor Control in Practice; Significance Of Motor Learning
  • Annual Tuition: $9,000
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 1,260
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Strength and Conditioning; Biomechanics; Cardiac Rehabilitation; Cardiovascular Physiology; Exercise Science Perspectives for Special Populations; Psychology of Motor Learning
  • Annual Tuition: $10,170
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC and TRACS
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 28,706
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Physiology and Pathology; Exercise Prescription for Special Populations: Cardiac and Pulmonary Disorders; Exercise Prescription for Special Populations: Chronic Health Conditions; Graded Exercise Testing and Electrocardiography; Motor Learning and Performance
  • Annual Tuition: $10,935
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 892
  • Example Classes:
    Epidemiology in Health and Wellness; Exercise and Special Populations; Health Across the Lifespan; Positive Coaching; Psychology of Human Movement; Sports and Exercise Performance Enhancement
  • Annual Tuition: $10,941
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 3,569
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Exercise Prescription; Advanced Fitness Nutrition; Current Topics in Human Movement Science; Exercise and Sport Related Nutrition; Functional Biomechanics; Motor Control

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  • Annual Tuition: $11,677
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 5,196
  • Example Classes:
    Fitness Testing; Global Health Issues; Nutrition and Optimal Performance; Research Methods in Human Performance; Sociology of Sport & Physical Activity; Sport Conditioning
  • Annual Tuition: $12,771
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 5,248
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Exercise Physiology; Cardiovascular Response to Exercise; Exercise Evaluation and Prescription; Graded Exercise Testing; Hormonal Responses during Exercise
  • Annual Tuition: $13,170
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 1,055
  • Example Classes:
    Assessment and Strategies for Adapted Physical Education; Education of Orthopedic and Motor Impaired; Fitness and Wellness; Perspectives in Physical Education; Sport Marketing & Promotion; Technology in Sport, Physical Education and Wellness
  • Annual Tuition: $13,189
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 3,537
  • Example Classes:
    Administration of Physical Education and Athletic Programs; Advanced Exercise Physiology; Exercise Physiology; History and Philosophy of Kinesiology; Motor Learning

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  • Annual Tuition: $13,374
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 2,803
  • Example Classes:
    Biomechanics; Biometric Methods; Exercise Physiology I (Skeletal Muscle & Metabolism); Exercise Physiology II (Cardiorespiratory); Motor Learning; Research Design

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  • Annual Tuition: $14,040
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 2,578
  • Example Classes:
    Investigations in Kinesiology and Health; Research Methods in Physical Education; Statistical Methods for the Biological Sciences
  • Annual Tuition: $16,695
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 5,139
  • Example Classes:
    Epidemiological Basis of Health; Health Behavior, Health Edudcation, and Health Promotion; Obesity: Bio Psych & Cult Factors; Personal & Community Health; Weight Management
  • Annual Tuition: $16,950
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 3,076
  • Example Classes:
    Administration of Sport Organizations and Employees; Critical Thinking and Ethical Considerations in Sport Administration; Financial Management for Sport Organizations; Introduction to Research in Sport & Exercise Science; Sport Facility and Event Management; Sport Promotion and Marketing
  • Annual Tuition: $17,400
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: WASC WSCUC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 2,220
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Exercise Physiology; Advanced Study of Sport and Exercise Psychology; Applied Knowledge in Kinesiology; Behavioral Aspects of Sport; Exercise and Fitness Education; First Aid and Safety

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  • Annual Tuition: $19,767
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 558
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Practicum or Internship/Project in Exercise Science; Diagnostic Tests & Measurements in Exercise Science; Group Dynamics; Health and Human Behavior; Issues in Sports Law; Neurological Basis for Motor Learning and Control

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  • Annual Tuition: $29,880
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 31,310
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Exercise Physiology; Biomechanical Analysis; Current Topics in Strength & Conditioning; Physical Activity: Physiology & Epidemiology; Power Training Laboratory; Psychological Aspects of Sport & Exercise
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