Prepare for multiple career paths in the health sciences with our research-based master's degree.
75% of graduates were hired by one of their clinical sites
69% of graduates stay in the Buffalo area
33% of international student graduates are staying in Buffalo and 83% are staying in the United States
Based on the most recent survey of Exercise Science MS graduates
Thesis and Comprehensive Exam Options
Choose from two options:
With the thesis option, you’ll conduct an independent research study and defend it with a thesis. Select this option if you want to gain research experience or if you plan to continue your graduate education after completing your master’s degree.
With the comprehensive exam option, you’ll participate in a research program and a practicum. Select this option if you plan to conclude your graduate study with the completion of your master’s degree, or to continue in a professional degree program such as medicine, physical therapy or chiropractic.