Program Features

The Clinical Exercise Physiology (CEP) Program is one of three graduate education programs in the Human Performance Laboratory and is open to qualified student’s that hold bachelor’s degrees in exercise science, pre-medicine, biology, physiology, or related allied heath field. 

The aims of the CEP Graduate Program are to:

  • Prepare students, through classroom education and practical experiences, to be professional advocates for the preventative and therapeutic use of a physically active lifestyle
  • Produce and disseminate quality research through professional presentations and peer-reviewed publications
  • Serve Ball State and the local community through education, health screenings, and promotion
  • Support the mission and activity of the Adult Physical Fitness Program

There are many rewarding career options available to CEP graduates including, but not limited to, an Exercise Physiologist in a Clinical or Research environment, Program Director of a Health and Wellness Center, or further Academic Training (PhD, Medical School, Physician’s Assistant).

The CEP Program is 21 consecutive months (includes summer) and a new class of students enrolls each Fall.  Follow the links below to discover more about the program:

Course Progression

Admission Requirements & Application Instructions