Exercise Science Admissions Requirements

  • Online Application
  • Personal Statement - a  200-300 words explaining your motivation for pursuing the MS in Exercise Science at Canisius University
  • Resume
  • Transcripts from the institution you have, or will be receiving, your degree from - unofficial or in progress transcripts are acceptable to begin the admissions review process
  • Two Letters of Recommendation - letters can be personal, professional or academic references
  • Provide evidence of sufficient college-level coursework in the areas of anatomy and physiology, kinesiology, nutrition, and exercise physiology
    • Students who do not meet prerequisites may be required to complete additional undergraduate coursework
  • Minimum Undergraduate GPA of 2.7

> If you have been an inactive student for two years or more, please complete a Re-admit Form.

All items can be mailed, faxed or emailed to:

Canisius University
Graduate Admissions Office
2001 Main Street 
Buffalo, NY 14208 Fax - 716-888-3290
Email - @email


Additional Requirements for International Students

- If your transcripts are not on a 4.0 scale or translated to English, additional evaluation may be required 

-Proof of English Language Proficiency:

  • TOEFL 79 IBT or 550 PBT
  • IELTS 6.5 overall
  • Duolingo English Test minimum score of 105

Waivers or other test options are available, click here for more information

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