Become a clinically skilled practitioner in sports science and help athletes enhance their performance and reduce the risk of injury. This nationally recognized program will teach you how to design and implement athlete-specific training programs in academic and professional sports settings. The sports science master’s curriculum utilizes research and theory-based practices combined with integrated fieldwork to shape you into an innovative leader and practitioner. Coursework covers areas such as exercise physiology, sport nutrition, and biomechanics.
National Strength and Conditioning Association Recognition
The MSSS program has been officially recognized by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as an applied and research-preparatory program for the field of strength and conditioning.
The "ERP" logo is a trademark of the National Strength and Conditioning Association in the United States and/or other countries.
Earn Your MS in Sports Science From Hofstra
Specialize your degree with the choice of two different concentrations: strength and conditioning (31 credits) or exercise physiology (34 credits). Apply your coursework to a real-life setting through internship opportunities. Choose from a variety of settings based on your interests and develop your expertise in areas such as fitness, nutrition, and physical therapy.
What's New At Hofstra
Professor Earns Award from National Org.
Adam Gonzalez, PhD. won the Nutritional Research Achievement Award from the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).
New Study on Photobiomodulation and Muscle Damage
Jamie Ghigiarelli, PhD, wrote about his recent research looking at the effect of whole-body photobiomodulation on muscle damage recovery for "Research Outreach."
Tour our state-of-the-art labs and learning spaces.
The School of Health Professions and Human Services has numerous facilities for students in sports science, exercise science, and athletic training.
Professor Named to Strength & Conditioning Board
Assistant Professor Adam M. Gonzalez, PhD, was recently named to the National Strength and Conditioning Association’s New Jersey advisory board.