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3 + 2 Exercise Science and Nutrition Program

Sacred Heart University offers qualified University undergraduates the opportunity to complete an undergraduate degree and a graduate degree in Exercise Science and Nutrition within 5 years. The ability to take advantage of the “3+2” option (3 years of undergraduate course work and 2 years of graduate course work) is available only to students who choose an undergraduate major in Exercise Science. Students choosing a 3+2 option must work carefully with their undergraduate advisor to follow a specific sequence of study. Please note that at least some summer work is required for this 3+2 option. With appropriate planning, summer course work may be completed at other universities offering equivalent courses.‌

3 + 2 Exercise Science and Public Health

Sacred Heart University offers undergraduates the opportunity to complete an undergraduate degree and a Master of Public Health degree within 5 years. The ability to take advantage of the 3+2 option (3 years of undergraduate course work and 2 years of graduate course work) is available to students who choose an undergraduate major in Exercise Science. Students choosing a 3+2 option must work carefully with their undergraduate advisor to follow a specific sequence of study. Please note that some summer and winter course work is required for this 3+2 option. With appropriate planning, summer and winter course work may be completed at other universities offering equivalent courses.

3+2 Exercise Science to MPH Model

3 + 3 Physical Therapy Program

This program offers qualified University undergraduates the opportunity to complete an undergraduate degree and a graduate degree in Physical Therapy within 6 years. The ability to take advantage of the 3 + 3 option (3 years of undergraduate course work and 3 years of graduate course work) is available only to students who choose undergraduate majors in Exercise Science, Psychology or Biology.

Physical Therapy 3 + 3 Model

3 + 2 Exercise Science and Athletic Training

Sacred Heart University offers undergraduates the opportunity to complete an undergraduate degree and a Master of Science in Athletic Training degree within 5 years. The ability to take advantage of the 3+2 option (3 years of undergraduate course work and 2 years of graduate course work) is available to students who choose an undergraduate major in Exercise Science. Students choosing a 3+2 option must work carefully with their undergraduate advisor to follow a specific sequence of study. Please note that some summer and winter course work is required for this 3+2 option. With appropriate planning, summer and winter course work may be completed at other universities offering equivalent courses.

These students would need to complete their B.S. in Exercise Science in three years, graduating in May. Students would then be eligible to apply for admittance to the MSAT. These students would still need to complete all the pre-requisites required of the MSAT, but all the required courses are included within the Exercise Science Bachelor Degree program. More Information...

3 + 2 Exercise Science and AT Model