PEHP - Exercise Science - Professional Program

Physical Education & Human Performance


Exercise Science

Marissa Quesnel Spring 2016

Exercise Science Professional Program

After being admitted to CCSU, you are considered a pre-BS student in Exercise Science. Students apply to our Department of Physical Education and Human Performance Professional Program.

To apply, you must meet all the Criteria for Admission to the Exercise Science Professional Program, which include:

  • Completed 45 hours total, of which 15 hours are at CCSU.

  • A minimum of 2.50 Cumulative GPA.

  • A minimum of 2.70 GPA in Exercise Science major courses

  • Successful completion of the following courses: EXS 207/211 (4 credits) or EXS 208/212 (4 credits); EXS 275 or EXS 280; and EXS 109.

  • Two Letters of Recommendation (signed) from persons able to testify candidate's suitability as a professional in the exercise science field.  Letters should be from individuals who can attest to the candidates' academic or work-related skills such as faculty or current/former employers.Avoid seeking letters from family friends.

  • Pass an essay demonstrating a command of the English language, describing in written narrative the reasons for wanting to enroll in the Professional Program, emphasizing experiences which are relevant to exercise science.

  • Pass an interview with the Department Screening Committee, which is conducted AFTER the application is submitted. NOTE: we reserve the right to seek recommendations from faculty concerning candidates for admission.

Professional Program application and supporting material are due during the Fall semester (September 10th) or Spring semester (February 10th).

Applications and supporting material must be submitted online using Taskstream. Start your application early to ensure you meet the admission criteria and have all supporting materials in place.

Taskstream DRF Codes


DRF Code

Exercise Science Professional Program Application


EXS 450/470 Application


If you have any questions, please contact Dr. David Harackiewicz or Dr. Kimberly Kostelis.