Sport and Exercise Science

  • MAT/SES Open House

    Join us on Friday, July 8 from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. to learn more about the Master of Athletic Training and Master of Science in Sport and Exercise Science programs, prerequisites and assistantship information. Tour the state of the art labs Gannon's campus and our new Human Performance Laboratory, the first in the region,  located within our Recreation and Wellness Center. Have the opportunity meet with our expert faculty and learn more about our innovative curriculum. Guests are welcome to attend the Open House. Please register online or call 814-871-7474 to register by phone.

  • Program Overview

    Gannon University offers the Master of Science in Sport and Exercise Science with a concentration in Human Performance. This M.S. degree is a 36 credit-hour program that is designed to be completed in one calendar year. Students can expect to receive advanced education in many facets of human performance including the physiological, biomechanical, nutritional and psychological factors that both enhance and limit our movement capabilities. The program offers two degree options: a thesis option, and a non-thesis, year-long internship option. All classes are offered in the evening to accommodate working students and a part-time option is available for students who are unable to devote the time necessary to attend on a full-time basis. The program is designed to prepare students for gainful employment and/or further graduate training.

    Program Options

    • Master of Science with a major in Sport and Exercise Science


    • Courses are offered primarily in the evenings to accommodate students who are currently in the workforce or wish to attain full-time employment while completing their graduate degree
    • Students have the option to complete an unparalleled, hands-on internship experience with one of Gannon’s 18 athletic teams
    • All faculty teaching in the program possess doctoral degrees and are experts in their respective fields