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Motivate and Help Others Through Exercise Science

If you are interested in helping others gain or regain fitness, strength and mobility due to injury, illness or aging; or you simply enjoy exercise and movement for fun, our graduate certificate in exercise science is the route for you. With topics including exercise physiology, personal and performance training, nutrition, and psychology, this 15-credit hour program is a great way to achieve a deeper understanding of the body’s responses to exercise and training. This curriculum will be taught using both face-to-face and online instruction.

Where It Is Offered Commerce, Online
Duration

1 year

Foreign Language

No foreign language credits required

Delivery Face-To-Face, Online
Total Credit Hours

15 hours

Thesis Requirements

No thesis required

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Exercise Science Graduate Certificate:: Feature Courses

Featured Courses

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ADMISSIONS DOMESTIC/Current Tabs

Admission

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Exercise Science Graduate Certificate:: New Students Application section, Domestic

Deadlines

Applications are accepted throughout the year.

Your Path to Becoming a Lion

Step 1. Submit Application

Submit your application through ApplyTexas.

  • Select “Create a new graduate school admissions application.”
  • Select “Texas A&M University-Commerce (Commerce)” as your “Target University.”

  • Select “Exercise Science, Graduate Certificate” as your “Major.”
  • Pay the $50 application fee.

Wait to receive an application confirmation email before proceeding to the next step.

  • After you submit your application, the Graduate School will send a confirmation email within two business days to the personal email account you used for ApplyTexas.

Provisional Status

After you submit your application, you may be granted provisional status, which means you can enroll in one semester of courses. You will not be eligible for financial aid until you submit all of your documents and are accepted into the program.

Step 2. Submit Documents

Submit the following documents after you receive an application confirmation email.

Official Transcripts

Contact your previous institution(s) and request that they send your official transcripts to [email protected].

  • We recommend that you request transcripts for all of your academic work.

Postal Alternative

If your institution is unable to submit a digital copy, hard copies may be mailed to:

Texas A&M University-Commerce
Attn: Graduate School
PO Box 3011
Commerce, Texas 75429-3011

We will need official/original documents. If those documents are the only copies you have, the Graduate School can mail them back to you upon request. Contact [email protected] for more information.

Look for application updates in myLeo > Apps > Check Application Status

  • Once an admission decision has been made, you will receive an email to your student email account at myLeo > Apps > Leomail.

Step 3. Apply for Financial Assistance

  • Apply for FAFSA and TAFSA financial aid through the state and federal governments during the admission application process. Use code 003565.
  • Apply for outside scholarships once you are admitted to A&M-Commerce.
  • Check your financial aid and scholarship info through myLeo > Student Resources > Financial Aid Information.

Step 4. Register for Classes

Once registration opens and you are eligible to enroll, your graduate enrollment specialist will contact you to complete registration.

  • View your degree plan in DegreeWorks.
  • To register for classes, go to myLeo > Student Resources > Registration Menu.

Contact your graduate enrollment specialist if you have any questions regarding your degree plan and registration.

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Exercise Science Graduate Certificate:: Current Students Application section

Deadlines

Applications are accepted throughout the year.

Your Path to Becoming a Lion

Step 1. Submit Application

  • Submit your application through ApplyTexas.
    • Select “Create a new graduate school admissions application”.
    • Select Texas A&M University-Commerce as your “Target university”.
    • Select “Exercise Science Graduate Certificate” as your “Major”.
    • Pay the $50 application fee.
  • Look for an application confirmation email.
    • Within two business days of your application, the Graduate School will send a confirmation email to the personal email account you used for ApplyTexas.
  • Wait for an admission decision email before processing to the next step.
    • Once the Graduate School has reviewed your application, a notification will be sent to your student email account at myLeo > Apps > Leomail.

Step 2. Register for Classes

You are ready to register for classes once you are admitted to the program.

  • View your degree plan in DegreeWorks.
  • Go to myLeo > Student Resources > Registration Menu.

Contact your academic advisor if you have any questions regarding your degree plan and registration.

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Exercise Science Graduate Certificate:: Program Requirements

Program Requirements

Once admitted, you must:

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