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.

NSCA, National Strength and Conditioning Association, Education Recognition Program

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.

Applying to the Master's Program

Learn more about curriculum and admission requirements and how to start your journey at Hofstra.

Contact Us

Director, MS in Sports Science

Jamie Ghigiarelli, PhD
Associate Chair and Associate Professor, Department of Allied Health and Kinesiology
Office: 115 Hofstra Dome
Phone: 516-463-5122